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by Babakapusta
Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Loaches and eels
Replies: 7
Views: 3972

Loaches and eels

I'm setting up a new tank. I want to have an eel. Do you think I could put loaches into the tank with it. When I had my last eel it was badly cut when he swam into a pleco's dorsal fin. It was an accident. They weren't fighting. He nearly died. He also got a bad scratch from a cory cat that swiped h...
by Babakapusta
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Glofish
Replies: 11
Views: 5715


I'm setting up a new tank. I told my grand-daughter that I wanted her to help me pick out some fish. I went to the pet store today and bought a filter. I saw some Glofish. They were striking. I 'm guessing they are either genetically altered, or dyed. I wouldn't buy a dyed fish and I can explain why...
by Babakapusta
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Betta Experts
Replies: 8
Views: 6160

Re: Betta Experts

Not getting too far with my betta enclosure questions and the material to use, but I am getting info on the loach forum. For the betta connoisseurs -- do you think an enclosure with a depth of 22 inches is too deep for a betta? He will be able to come up for air, of course. For those who have not r...
by Babakapusta
Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Aid Water Quality?
Replies: 7
Views: 5663

Re: Aid Water Quality?

How are your plants doing now? I have never been successful with this because my fish would eat the roots. Philodendron does well, you can take cuttings and put them in the water to root them. They were my most successful plant.
by Babakapusta
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: Red algae
Replies: 6
Views: 5983

Red algae

I have a well established tank. It has been running 13 years with the same fish and a few that are 8 years old. I have a problem that started over 2 years ago and has grown worse. Almost 3 1/4 of the glass is covered in red algae. The best way to describe it is that it looks like I stuck a needle in...