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 1 
 on: Today at 07:33:13 PM 
Started by catfish - Last post by catfish
Hello thank you for your reply.

It's the single one, but I do have another handle as only one is broken.

I'm thinking of just ditching/selling as is since it is an old model and is prone to leaking (solved but still annoying).




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 on: Today at 07:28:05 PM 
Started by charlie - Last post by bergenm
Still shows the old date on ovas.ca

http://ovas.ca/ovas/archives/2551

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 on: Today at 07:27:19 PM 
Started by catfish - Last post by catfish
I can't say for sure as it's been a few months now.  He's fine, sore is gone and nothing else has surfaced.
My guess it is he likely rubbed his face on a rock chasing a minnow (I have a few lava rocks for the bacteria aspect in the tank).  Aside from what was seen in the image, gills were good, breathing was good, very good appetite and very active (not laying around listlessly) - to him, it was like nothing was wrong.

He's good now, same ole Frank but I appreciate your comment. Of course it's very important to keep on eye on water conditions.

 4 
 on: Today at 02:04:23 PM 
Started by catfish - Last post by Mike L
Oscars are one cichlid that can overwhelm a tank due to their size and food cumsumption. They do not like high nitrates. It is important to know what your water perameters are from one water change to the other in order to gauge if your water change schedule is sufficient. My guess is maybe but in my opinion if your changing less then half then your water over time will deteriorate.

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 on: Today at 10:45:57 AM 
Started by Mark - Last post by tanksalot360
They are few and far between - I'd agree. The last books I purchased were directly from the authors (Anton Lamboj, Rachel O'Leary, Oliver Lucanus). Magazines like TFH and Amazonas are available digitally for modest subscription fees (I bought TFH for 1$, 2 years in a row). Sadly the OVAS library has been dismantled.
Do we now just google for direct answers, rather than study the material? Are we so quick to forget the methods and the madness that has advanced the aquarium hobby to where it is today? I think the vlog-age has us all subscribed to more YouTube channels than magazines (not a bad thing when the very same people are publishing books). On the plus side, I enjoy watching a tank being built, a product in action, or some underwater footage of natural habitat in what seems to be a more realistic application on video than in a magazine.  There are some cool aquarium/ aquascape related pod casts available too.
 
If there's a book you're looking for - ask on here, it may be on someone's library shelf.

 6 
 on: Today at 08:18:11 AM 
Started by Mark - Last post by Mark
Whatever ever happened to tropical fish/ aquarium books?  Angry ( Is print dead?)
I have been collecting them for a good 40 years plus now and they are near impossible to get.
I used to love going to big Al's on pay day and getting a few every two weeks.
Bought a ton of Amazon/eBay but now they get noting new.
Looks like I got to get a tablet now if I want something new to read in bed (not the same but what's a guy to do?).

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 on: Today at 05:20:04 AM 
Started by catfish - Last post by Amsterdom
Does it use the older single clip?

like this:https://i.imgur.com/9jTgMtb.png

or does it use the newer double clip design?

like this:https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51HTR8RQ96L._SY463_.jpg

If it's the former, and you have the tools to make your own 3D print file, I can lend you my temporarily out of service 404 so you can make a copy Smiley

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 on: Today at 05:13:48 AM 
Started by az - Last post by az
Rhodactis mushroom
Yuma ricordias
Glove polyp
Carnation
Zoa Rocks
Paly rocks
Candycane
Chalice
Orange chalice
Xl acro colony
Bird nest
Fungia plate
Elegance coral
Cynarina coral
Frogspawn
Metallic octospawn
Green hammer
Channel hammer
Channel frogspawn
Pink hammer
Yellow hammer
Ultra favia
Favia
Orange fungia
Green fungia
Red fungia
Long tentacle plate
Ultra fungia
Ring fungia
Green goniopora
Purple goniopora
Bubble coral
Symphillia coral
Blastomoussa
Green open brain
Red open brain
Montipora
Cyphastrea
Clove polyp
Green star polyp
Leather coral
Yellow torch
Orange torch
Gold torch
Metallic branch octospawn
Green torch
Favites
Cultured bubble
Turbonira
Orange montipora
Poker star montipora type 3
Yellow deep water acro

Emperor angel changing
Emperor angel juvenile
Coral beauty angel
Bicolored angel
MULTIBAR angel
Royal empress angel
Orange Angler
Copperband butterfly
B/w bannerfish
Ocellaris clown
Azure damsel
AIPTASIA filefish
Green mandarin
Spotted mandarin
Orange potted shrimp goby
Black stripe shrimp goby
Banded pipefish
Black head jawfish
Hector’s goby
Yellow Foxface
MAGNIFICA Foxface
Orange banded pipefish
Longhorn cowfish
Powder blue tang
Vlamingi tang
Hippo tang
Sailfin tang
Blonde naso tang
Desjardini sailfin
Solar wrasse
Cleaner wrasse
Melanares wrasse
Rubyhead wrasse
Joanalene wrasse
Orangebck fairy wrasse

Cleaner shrimp
Anemone shrimp
Banded shrimp
Yellow coral banded shrimp
Harlequin shrimp
Sexy shrimp
Blue star
Sandstar
Picoushion urchin
Tuxedo urchin
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 on: February 23, 2018, 07:43:07 PM 
Started by charlie - Last post by missavgp
Awesome, looking forward to volunteering again this year.  Smiley

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 on: February 23, 2018, 07:37:51 PM 
Started by ksj - Last post by missavgp
very pretty butterfly pattern! nice find

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