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Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-04-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By mousey
Interesting article. Thanks. I have had a number...

Interesting article. Thanks. I have had a number of fish from this chain die. Used to keep tropicals and could never get the fish to last much longer than 3-6 months. Most of them got saddle back....
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By mousey
Are petstore goldfish given growth stunters?

Last year I set up a goldfish tank. Over the past 18 months I have had 3 different goldfish that I bought from a chain pet store up and die on me. None of them grew much past the size that I bought...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 09-02-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By mousey
Newmarket uses chloramine. I use Prime as a...

Newmarket uses chloramine. I use Prime as a conditioner. Sometimes the ammonia injector at the water treatment plants uses the wrong dose. I have had a whole tank of fish die when doing water...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By mousey
cant remember how deep the substrate was but all...

cant remember how deep the substrate was but all they ever did was top up the evaporated water. It was a big tank - likely 75 gallons.
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 02-09-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By mousey
are these gambusia? I believe they are illegal...

are these gambusia?
I believe they are illegal to have in Ontario. I got one from a pet store years ago and she dropped 150 fry on me shortly after getting her. I tried to take them to Big Als and...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-09-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By mousey
try fabricland too.

try fabricland too.
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-09-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By mousey
Just as aside I would be interested in what the...

Just as aside I would be interested in what the nitrates were.
I had a friend who never cleaned her tank. It had been set up for years. It had no live plants -just those artificial ornaments. I...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-09-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By mousey
is it planaria?

is it planaria?
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 11-19-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By mousey
it is not the dirty water that does the job. It...

it is not the dirty water that does the job. It is gravel from the old tank or preferably the filter media from the old filter or a portion there of. If you use this method don't forget to keep...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 06-05-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By mousey
Saw the same thing with white worms but usually...

Saw the same thing with white worms but usually when overcrowded or food source not sufficient.
Forum: Beginner's Circle 06-03-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,095
Posted By mousey
Freeze the water, either water from the tank or...

Freeze the water, either water from the tank or treated water, then put the frozen pop bottle into the tank. When the ice in the bottle thaws out refreeze it and repeat the process as needed . Or...
Forum: Hardware and Dry Goods 06-03-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By mousey
20 gallon tank and supplies, Newmarket

Stand, eheim filter, tank and canopy
3-100 watt heaters
1 long handled net
1 large unopened 6" net
Marineland used filter 150
Tetra whisper ex 45
U.V sterilizer
Tetra whisper filter
1 large...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 06-03-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,095
Posted By mousey
Put tank water in a pop bottle and freeze it....

Put tank water in a pop bottle and freeze it. Then put it into the tank. It will bring the temperature down slowly. If it leaks the water will not harm the fish being tank water. Or you could freeze...
Forum: Freshwater Livestock 05-30-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By mousey
Free Large indoor goldfish

Looking for a new home. Big Als will take but thought I'd give them a chance to go to someone experienced. 4 fish available 3 males , 1 female
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 05-18-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By mousey
My goldfish eat the anubias. I have a few goldies...

My goldfish eat the anubias. I have a few goldies that I might be willing to rehome if you like.
1black moor, 1 white oranda,1 goldfish probably a fantail and 1female ryunkin. I would like them to...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 03-27-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By mousey
goldfish??

anyone interested in keeping these guys?
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 03-26-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,550
Posted By mousey
That is something I would be interested in! ...

That is something I would be interested in!

Anyone in this group into goldfish??
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 03-17-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,550
Posted By mousey
could do if it is soon. Have nothing to...

could do if it is soon. Have nothing to contribute though - only to meet some of you.
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-13-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By mousey
It is a bare bottom tank as goldfish tend to...

It is a bare bottom tank as goldfish tend to swallow small gravel.
I was wondering if the snail is tropical and did not like the cool water.
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-11-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By mousey
cichlids?

Husband thinks we should have a few. I only have a 20 gallon tank available. I read that the water needs to be brackish.
How many could I get for a 20 and what types-- not liking anything...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 02-11-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By mousey
assassin snail disappeared

Recently got rid of my tropical fish in favor of goldfish. Kept my assassin snail but it has totally disappeared.

Have read up on internet but cannot find out for sure if the assassins are...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 02-11-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By mousey
anubias, java fern, java moss and hornwort all do...

anubias, java fern, java moss and hornwort all do well in relatively low light. I use room light plus 4 hours of artificial light and have great success with those plants.

I use regular...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 01-08-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By mousey
Stores where I live will not take back goldfish...

Stores where I live will not take back goldfish because of koi virus potential.
Fish are in my 30 gallon which I know is too small but my tank is 10 gallons more than they have been living in for 5...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 01-06-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,550
Posted By mousey
Does anyone have goldfish? I have a large...

Does anyone have goldfish?
I have a large female of breeding age that throws eggs around quite a lot. I would like to rehome her but she needs to go into a large tank and also with a male so she...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 01-05-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By mousey
Goldfish problem

Inherited 5 mature goldfish from sick friend. First night I had them , the female spawned and caused an ammonia/ nitrite spike. That was 2 weeks ago.
Last night the air pressure started to change...
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