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by mistergreen
Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: To pregnant guppy?
Replies: 15
Views: 10788

she was probably sick with bloat/dropsy.
by mistergreen
Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:45 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: 100 gallon Asian theme tank.
Replies: 11
Views: 2845

If golden zebra loach means Botia histrionica, I like them. I have a few. Any loach you can find would be a great addition. B histrionca stay on the smaller side 4-5 inches so you can get a whole school of them. There are tons more you can check out yourself http://www.loaches.com/species-index Anot...
by mistergreen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: q tank medication question
Replies: 6
Views: 2579

wait a few weeks, then make that decision.
parasite meds stress fish out.
cheers.
by mistergreen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: q tank medication question
Replies: 6
Views: 2579

does it show signs of parasites?
Make sure to quarantine for a month.

ich can hide out for that long.
by mistergreen
Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Blind gold fish
Replies: 14
Views: 5811

how big is the q-tank? A goldfish is pretty messy and will need a bigger tank. A fish in that condition should be kept by itself. And plecos tend to attack the slime of slow & injured fish. Not sure how gentle bristlenose are. And yes, they're cold water fish but can adapt to warmer temps.. It's not...
by mistergreen
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Show us your Funny Loach Pic's
Replies: 155
Views: 168956

Dutch wrote:An odd way to rest, but several of my loaches do this regularly...
ha. nice.. Maybe he's just imitating his owner by walking upright.
by mistergreen
Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:50 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: What causes bloat?
Replies: 4
Views: 2584

There are several illnesses that cause dropsy/bloat. There's no one or it could be a combination of things. You can always tell dropsy from the other 'fat' symptoms Diana mentioned by the scales sticking out. The only real way to prevent it is to keep their environment clean with regular water chang...
by mistergreen
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Photographing my tank
Replies: 7
Views: 1843

flash is import for taking pictures of fast moving fish but only if the flash is a detachable so that the flash is above the tank.
by mistergreen
Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Plant Fertilizer With Trace Copper
Replies: 4
Views: 1365

no worries...
0.0005% copper is very small. Your tap water might have more copper than that.
by mistergreen
Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Device for water
Replies: 5
Views: 1453

Instead of relying on some gimmick device to keep a stable tank, you might want to looking into a larger tank/fewer fish, a good filter, and plants.
There are tanks where I change the water every month or two.
by mistergreen
Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Stiphodon genus of the Goby
Replies: 506
Views: 586928

awesome pictures. So, do you raise the fry in a brackish water environment?
by mistergreen
Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Japanese Loach
Replies: 41
Views: 16119

they seem very friendly.
by mistergreen
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Combining two tank to just one
Replies: 8
Views: 2323

Good point Diana, but power outages don't really happen here. No hurricanes, earthquakes, other natural disasters or terrorists. But anything can happen. One is to raise temp to 25C. And try to find new homes to some of the fish, the Characidium (allready have a buyer) and Sewellias at least. [/i] ...
by mistergreen
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:05 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Opinions please...which filter would you use?
Replies: 12
Views: 3111

definitely canister.
It's the most efficient filter for a large tank.
by mistergreen
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: powder blue dwarf gourami not doing well
Replies: 17
Views: 8657

i don't think any fish eat poop. They might move things around.

Try a couple of otos instead of a SAE. SAEs grow pretty big.