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by 55gal
Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Bio Media Question
Replies: 5
Views: 4026

sorry to hijack this post but how long does it take for you bio-wheel and sponges to build up lots of bactiera?
my tank has been in it's current incarnation for about 8 months now and there is not much building up.
thanks.
by 55gal
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Ram Portraits.
Replies: 9
Views: 3847

What a cool fish! Thanks.
by 55gal
Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: very excited!!! the tank fit!
Replies: 12
Views: 4508

That looks great!
I found that planting seems to(note seems to) make all the levels better now than in my old set up. But i do have smaller fish now- but i have more -so???
Good luck and i can't wait to see it all going.
Oh yea you said Raleigh I am in Greensboro.
by 55gal
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: the new loaches
Replies: 9
Views: 3365

And as to my last post - now the loaches have been swimming in circles for several days now?
Must be having fun.
by 55gal
Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: the new loaches
Replies: 9
Views: 3365

Thanks for the nice comments.
About 2 hours after i posted here my Loaches started swimming in circles in the middle of my tank, nonstop for the last 12 hours. they were having such fun i took a video. Enjoy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy6YmNMScqE
by 55gal
Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: the new loaches
Replies: 9
Views: 3365

Glenna are yours flying foxes or not? I ask because my fox really is not an algae eater.If he is he sucks at it. And thanks to Sharkscott2 for telling us the difference. Good to know i have what i thought i had. I have read here and i unfortunatly believe PET SHOPS will say just about anithing to se...
by 55gal
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: the new loaches
Replies: 9
Views: 3365

the new loaches

i have had the 6 Botia kubotai loaches for about 3 weeks now and they are fun to watch. they are out alot and will swim together in groups or alone. they love the current, and thanks to ??? someone here for the advice "Botia kubotai like cracks rather than caves like some other loaches." so here are...
by 55gal
Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: kuhli loach price/availability
Replies: 17
Views: 8558

I believe they hide mostly during the day and come out at night.
I had a hard time choosing between the kuhlis and the Botia kubotai that
I bought 6 of recently. (Love them)
by 55gal
Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New camera.
Replies: 21
Views: 7316

Gotta say WOW!
by 55gal
Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Merry holiday news
Replies: 1
Views: 2331

Merry holiday news

just thought i would post an update on how the tank is doing now that i have had the new tank up for a few months now. it is doing great i am pleased to say. the fish i have chosen interact great with each other and that combined with the way i set the tank up i see all the fish swimming around almo...
by 55gal
Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Why the hell...
Replies: 9
Views: 3193

Totally a guess but do you change too much water when you do a water change/ That can hurt your good bacteria.
Why i hope someone else will inform if i am correct.
by 55gal
Thu Nov 12, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Why do the bigger loaches spend more time in hiding?
Replies: 9
Views: 2665

I am no expert because i am new to loaches but from what i remember reading here the older they get the more docile they become.?
Anyone want to correct me.?
by 55gal
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: clown treat question
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

"I skip the cocktail sauce, though.
now that'd funny.
by 55gal
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: In Memory of Fatty
Replies: 6
Views: 2169

Thanks for sharing your video. I just lost some fish and i have not yet looked at their last video.
by 55gal
Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Urgent help- bad bad bad
Replies: 14
Views: 5817

Thank you all for you concern. I cleaned and refilled the tank today. I am running the filters but not the current, that way everything moves twards and into the filters. then i plan to drain the water and start for real. I am off to the store to buy a few things and i should be starting anew later ...