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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby 4eye » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:42 pm

Well it's all possible future plans...as I'm upping numbers of what I have where needed and adding a few silver tips. I also now have ordered mixed plants to try out, hopefully receive them tuesday
Flame head tetra
Silvertip tetra
Glow light tetra
Neon tetra
Red phantom tetra
Albino corydoras
Chinese algy eater

1 White Cloud Mountain minnow stowaway from store


4ft of ich ....bloody typical!
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby Carylnz » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:26 am

As long as you don't add them all at once 4eye!
I am not a fan of albinos myself. The ordinary rummynoses are beautiful as they are :wink:
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby 4eye » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:31 am

Well, I may get a telling off now,...I(as a rule)never introduce more than 10 fish at one time, and have even told lfs's who have asked me after I've reached that limit "what else would you like" that that is enough, but on this one off I have ordered from an online shop delivered to my door service. For the past 2 weeks I have upped the feeding to create more waste(I usually feed every-other day), so that the good bacteria will increase,and when the new stock is introduced I will go back to my original feeding schedule whilst maintaining a vigilant testing regime and more frequent water changes until I am positive the tank is stable.

I know there's a right way and a wrong way.....I think I'm just walking the line on this one!

Not sure on the albino rummies either
Flame head tetra
Silvertip tetra
Glow light tetra
Neon tetra
Red phantom tetra
Albino corydoras
Chinese algy eater

1 White Cloud Mountain minnow stowaway from store


4ft of ich ....bloody typical!
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby Carolann » Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:09 pm

Hi 4eye no probs with Hijacking. I have some Rummynose they are lovely had them from the original set up in fact think I will get a few more of them and I need to get some more neons started off with 4 down to 2.
Apart from that the Crazy tank is ok, had 2 Deaths namely 1 of the 3 spot gouramis tried to lift the lid off the tank with its head ( stupid fish ) then spiralled down to the bottom of the tank flopped about for about 5 mins then swam off again but died about 2 wks later mind you it always was a bit dense, also lost a crab just after a shell moult. But the rest of the Crazy tank members carry on , bought a lovely Gold sailfin Mollie (male) and another couple of crabs.
Hi Carlynz my friend was here the other day looking at the fish which in a round about way reminded me to ask her which island her son lives on in NZ it North Island place called Hibiscus he went over there about 12 yrs ago.
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby Carylnz » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:37 pm

The Hibiscus Coast is a lovely semi tropical area above Auckland at the top end of the North Island. I bet he is enjoying much better weather than when he lived in the UK! I live in the top end of the South Island. Not so warm but we like it 8)
4eye as long as you keep an eye on the ammonia and nitrites you should be fine with your plan. The water changes will be the key if things get out of balance.
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby 4eye » Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:55 pm

No problem carylnz, will do my upmost to ensure this works! Test kit at the ready!! 30ish hours till they arrive! :rofl:
Flame head tetra
Silvertip tetra
Glow light tetra
Neon tetra
Red phantom tetra
Albino corydoras
Chinese algy eater

1 White Cloud Mountain minnow stowaway from store


4ft of ich ....bloody typical!
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby 4eye » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:01 pm

Fish are in...they came Friday 10am....all healthy but I got a stowaway! 1 White Cloud Mountain minnow, not really suited to my tanks temp so looking at rehoming it.

I started looking more into the fish I have got breeding ect...and it seems my rummy nose are fake rummys.....aka flame head tetra! I don't care tbh, I really like them!
Flame head tetra
Silvertip tetra
Glow light tetra
Neon tetra
Red phantom tetra
Albino corydoras
Chinese algy eater

1 White Cloud Mountain minnow stowaway from store


4ft of ich ....bloody typical!
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby Carylnz » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:39 pm

Looking forward to pics :wink:
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Re: This shouldn't work but it does.

Postby 4eye » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:29 pm

Back on my own tank thread now...pics awaiting your eyes :innocent:
Flame head tetra
Silvertip tetra
Glow light tetra
Neon tetra
Red phantom tetra
Albino corydoras
Chinese algy eater

1 White Cloud Mountain minnow stowaway from store


4ft of ich ....bloody typical!
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