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Forum: Freshwater Livestock 12-25-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Karin
Edit: looks like the fish, plants & decor are...

Edit: looks like the fish, plants & decor are spoken for. Everything except the tank, really.

My husband has fallen ill and I expect it'll take everything I've got to see him through this. And...
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 12-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Karin
Free turtle

Just testing the waters here...

my friend rescued a turtle from someone who kept it in a shoe box. (Basically was given the turtle when she pointed out it wasn't right to keep it that way). She...
Forum: Freshwater Plants 11-27-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Karin
I have jungle val. Would trade you for some...

I have jungle val. Would trade you for some anubias.
Fair warning though, I've got pond snails in my tank.
Forum: Beginner's Circle 11-13-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Karin
Zero Nitrates?!?

Well, this started with an argument I had with someone on Facebook

He insisted that the third person (who likely ran for the hills rather than get involved in the debate) should aim at zero...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 11-13-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Karin
thanks, yeah, i didn't really want more than 3...

thanks, yeah, i didn't really want more than 3 clown plecos, that's borderline too much for the "real estate" i have. i thought the odds of getting one male and one female in 3 were pretty good, but...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 11-11-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Karin
Sorry to hear. I lost 3 out of my original 9...

Sorry to hear. I lost 3 out of my original 9 guppies, and whilst those arent exactly great odds, it didn't even occur to me something may be off. (One died from poor transport, and two females giving...
Forum: Site Feedback 11-11-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Karin
Also check your bookmarks. I had the hardest time...

Also check your bookmarks. I had the hardest time getting rid of what I thought was a virus, when in fact it was a redirect implanted in the application path. (And worst yet, DH still clicks random...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 11-11-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Karin
Here's an update from today. Two of the...

Here's an update from today.

Two of the female guppies gave birth to upwards of 100 fry.
In a knee jerk reaction I rehomed all males on the spot. Have given away upwards of 80 fry so far.
Yeah...
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 10-01-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Karin
you still looking? i have some 7 baby guppies,...

you still looking? i have some 7 baby guppies, about a week old i think, and more on the way in a couple of days i'm pretty sure. if you have an idea how to catch them you can have them :)
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 10-01-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Karin
I've got a hexagonal tank i am looking to sell or...

I've got a hexagonal tank i am looking to sell or trade.
Not sure the exact volume it holds. One calculator said 20 gallon, another 17. So thereabouts....

Just under 21" tall (without the lid),...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 09-17-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Karin
I like that idea. With a minor edit. I think I'll...

I like that idea. With a minor edit. I think I'll try gluing the plants to suction cups. Got a box full here somewhere....
Forum: DIY 09-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Karin
Has it got to be clear? I have some great black...

Has it got to be clear? I have some great black bins from home depot. Yellow lid. I think I paid $10 each.
Haven't tried them with water, but been lugging artwork to shows for years and they're...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 09-09-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By Karin
Hexagonal tank sell or trade

Aquarium/fish tank only. Not sure the exact volume it holds. One calculator said 20 gallon, another 17. So thereabouts....

Just under 21" tall (without the lid), sides just over 9", 16" across...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-06-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Karin
Ph is measured on a logarithmic scale, so a...

Ph is measured on a logarithmic scale, so a normal water change shouldn't really affect it that much.
Have you actually measured it before and after changing the water?

It's been a long time...
Forum: Planted Tank Photos 09-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Karin
that is lovely. i've been thinking of setting...

that is lovely. i've been thinking of setting something like this up for shrimp. though i haven't gotten past the planning stage (and the bowl is still in use as a terrarium...).
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-03-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Karin
Try pond snails. Those suckers might survive a...

Try pond snails. Those suckers might survive a nuclear winter...
Was there anything you added/changed before the first fish died?
Did you or someone else re-seal the tank (maybe with a toxic batch...
Forum: General Marketplace Discussion 09-01-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Karin
Thanks guys. I've finally tested the tank after...

Thanks guys. I've finally tested the tank after re-sealing and it looks like I am good to go.
I did some experimenting with using an air pump and that was pretty much a bust. Best i got were tiny...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 08-29-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Karin
The person who had this tank before me always...

The person who had this tank before me always just let the water sit overnight. Me, I use conditioner, because my schedule is so erratic, I fit in water changes rather randomly.
Forum: Beginner's Circle 08-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Karin
Added some plants and more driftwood... it's a...

Added some plants and more driftwood... it's a bit of a mess right now because, well, some nameless mystery snail escaped and I tore the entire tank apart looking for him, whilst he was hiding...
Forum: General Marketplace Discussion 08-22-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Karin
Where best to buy a small water pump?

I have a 17 gallon hex which I want to turn I to a paludarium.
Planned water level will be about 1/3, so call it 7 inches deep, 5 gallons.
I'd like to rig a filter/waterfall, that carries water to...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 08-18-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By Karin
Looking for a 5-10gallon tall

Looking for a small(ish) tall tank, anything 8x8x16h up to 12x12x23.75h (has to be less than 24") to create a small paludarium.
Have two standard shaped 5 gallon tanks I could trade.
Will consider...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 08-16-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By Karin
What size are those lids in your last photo? (I'm...

What size are those lids in your last photo? (I'm looking for 12x24")
Forum: Plants & Cultivation 08-15-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Karin
Jungle Val question

I've only got 3 types of plants so far, and the jungle val is doing by far the best.
It puts up a new runner every week or so.
My tanks is 24x12x24, sand substrate.
I'd like to get the val to...
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 08-11-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Karin
ISO male clown pleco L104

As luck would have it my 3 juvenile clown plecos all turned out to be girls.
Looking for a male or two.
The local store only had one female left, big Al's mississauga has babies, which are another...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 07-18-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Karin
Years ago I had a BN in a tank that size. She did...

Years ago I had a BN in a tank that size. She did well enough. Granted there were only a handful of platies in there with her and nothing else except plants and wood.
The footprint of my current 30G...
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