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 on: Today at 12:26:00 AM 
Started by Box Jockey - Last post by CC-Slider
Start raising pond snails. From the info I read frozen black worms are great. And once a week throw in a hand full of pond snails. As pea puffers don't seem to have the issue other puffers have with needing to grind their front beak down on shelled food.

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 on: November 23, 2017, 09:55:12 PM 
Started by ksj - Last post by ksj
Hello! I'm looking for two things. But first...
I'm trying to get my four year old niece interest in aquariums since I hope to share the hobby with her as she grows. As such, I want to create a tiny self sustaining aquarium containing some plants and 2 brightly coloured shrimp (so they are more eye catching for her).
What I'm in need of:
1)Advice! If anyone has tips on the  best way to go about doing this, what sort of container, if filtration is needed, if water changes will still be needed in a sealed environment, etc, that would be great!
2)If someone has any shrimp that really pop out, I'd love to buy 2 from you (of the same sex, please). Cherry red, crystal red, crystal black are all lovely examples.

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 on: November 23, 2017, 06:15:13 PM 
Started by Box Jockey - Last post by Kelly
You can buy a few Rams Horn and they will breed like crazy giving you a constant supply. That's what I've been doing for my clown loaches.

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 on: November 23, 2017, 05:53:36 PM 
Started by charlie - Last post by limmer
My Bristol Shubunkins

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 on: November 23, 2017, 12:42:41 PM 
Started by Black_Rose - Last post by Black_Rose
Nothing to report yet.

Some days I want to drain it and put it back in the box, but for now I have the tank running, just to let some biofilm develop on the glass and plastic in case I do figure what to put in it.

Whatever I decide on will need to be ok with the temperature at 79-80, as that's what the Aquatop heater in it holds the temp at.


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 on: November 23, 2017, 12:04:44 PM 
Started by Box Jockey - Last post by Box Jockey
I'm looking for some live food to feed my Pea Puffers. I can pickup within Ottawa.

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 on: November 23, 2017, 11:53:19 AM 
Started by Black_Rose - Last post by matttimms49
I've been pretty lucky with my CPD's in that they have never been shy. I keep  them with two endlers though so I think they let the guys no its safe to come out and play about.  Smiley

Any updates on what you plan to stock?

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 on: November 23, 2017, 11:50:17 AM 
Started by matttimms49 - Last post by matttimms49
great, thanks for the advice guys. I think I will look to get an aquaeon one to try it out as It's just going to be a simple airstone, hidden in the back corner. I think it will be good.

Thanks for the opinions Cheesy

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 on: November 23, 2017, 11:48:07 AM 
Started by matttimms49 - Last post by matttimms49
Hey guys and gals,

I wanted to ask again for everyones opinion on something.

I recently had to move my HOB to the left side of my 40 gallon breeder and since doing that I have noticed some detritus being left on some of my plants on the right side of the tank.

I was looking into it and was thinking of getting a powerhead to aid the flow on the right side of the tank. So I have a couple of question for you?

If I were to get a powerhead where would be the best place to put it, I imagine opposite the HOB. Would I then direct the flow to make a circular pattern in the tank or would It go directly against the flow of the HOB?

I keep very small fish in my tank. So would it be advisable to get a powerhead that is below the recommended GPH so its a little gentler on the fish or should I go for something recommended for 40 gallon breeder?

last question is......Is it worth just adding another HOB to the tank instead of a powerhead? Obviously this would mean I wouldn't be able to direct the flow as well.


There we go. Please advise with all your useful and helpful opinions  Smiley

Thanks,
Matt

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 on: November 23, 2017, 11:02:43 AM 
Started by Black_Rose - Last post by Black_Rose
I am no longer able to proceed with the 29 gallon build I've been planning, so I've been selling most of the items I've purchased.

The last item to go is a Seapora 29 gallon aquarium which was purchased earlier this year.

Retails for $59.99, selling for $40.00

Tank is new and unused.

Tank has been sold

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