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|10-19-2018 08:53 PM|
throwing this in here as well. my four planted tanks!
|10-19-2018 05:16 PM|
So here's the progress of the bettas color changes so far.
And I broke down and bought yet another betta. though this is my last fish for a long while. no more spare tanks to use. lol
I have videos I will be adding to youtube in the future but for now, enjoy the photos!
|10-06-2018 06:15 PM|
So I ended up switching out my four Neon Tetras due to the fact that they were doing major damage to one another. I ended up getting 5 Harlequin Rasboras. They seem to be doing SO much better in the tank and schooling around like I wanted the Tetras to do. So I am happy about that turn out. The four Tetras are at a LFS and getting cared for so I am happy about that as well.
I have a photo of Coca Changing his colors. He might turn mostly black it seems which I am okay with. I'm hoping most of the red and white will linger on his body but I doubt it.
|10-03-2018 11:09 PM|
Some videos I made on my free time. =)
|09-16-2018 08:52 PM|
I'm still bummed about my poor lemon. He didn't even have time to enjoy life.
But I am glad I ended up with these two beauts. though I think My girl Cola is Eggy. I hope she wont be egg bound. =/
And my dorky Puffer, Copter. haha though I am worried that I have to trim his beak some time. I have been giving him hard shelled food but it KEEPS GROWING! lol
|09-13-2018 09:34 PM|
sad news, Lemon went to Fish heaven. He was just too weak to fight the infection and with the dropsy it just was too much for the little guy. SIP boy. In honor of Lemon I did end up saving another life.
I think I will be calling him Coke (the female I have is named Cola)
|09-10-2018 07:48 PM|
Day 5 of healing: Not looking good for poor Lemon. =( His dropsy is looking worse and he is not eating. Still swimming around though, just not interested in food.
|09-09-2018 06:16 PM|
just some of the photos of my fish today.
Copter (bad photo, he was shy today)
My 5 gallon snail and Shrimp tank (with betta): Working on getting most of the snails out and shrimp:
Day 4 of healing for Lemon: Dealing with Dropsy now,
|09-08-2018 12:06 PM|
Healing process day 3:
|09-07-2018 12:24 PM|
healing process Day 2: Lemons head is still raised but no fungus that I can tell. I'm wondering if it is hole in the head or he hit his head on something and scraped his scales. the red from Fin rot is looking so much better after adding Melafix, IAL and clean water into the spare 5 gallon tank I had laying around. though I heard that Melefix can damage Bettas so I ended up stopping that med and just getting a different kind altogether.
In other new with my fish. Some new things were changed around in the tanks. I had to move one of my Pea puffers into his own tank. found out he is in fact a boy and was picking on the female in the fully planted ten gallon tank. Pea is living on his own in a 5 gallon tank with a few shrimp. Puff is in her 10 gallon with 4 neon tetras. (I know they need more than four but I feel that they were picking on one another in the 10 gallon when I had 7.) My shrimp are like RABBITS! making babies left and right and so are the ramhorns snails in the 5 gallon tank. I want to move Lemon into the 5 gallon that is already cycled but I need to remove so many shrimp first and maybe add them into the tank Lemon is in now. I need them for my F8 puffer copter.
I ended up splitting a 10 gallon tank to fit my two other bettas together. The new girl is doing fantastic! She is a naughty little thing though. I didn't have the divider correct and she meandered over to the boy, Bubbles and was freaking him out. lol it's fixed now and they are happy again.
The 37 gallon tank with my F8 and 5 bumblebee gobies are doing well. I had a bit of a scare though cause I was down to three gobies and was not sure where the other two went. I bought a canister filter not to long ago and found out that they got sucked up in the intake! I checked the canister and there they were along with shrimp that was dinner for the puffer and the Gobies. They are doing fine and I added a DIY mesh around the intake for now until I can get a better one.
The canister is a pain in the butt though. I made such a mess on the floor with water the other day trying to get it back on and running. Luckily I have hard floor and I was able to soak up the water quickly. warning, Canister filter are a pain at times!
Here are some photos of the tanks so far. I had to change the layout of the 37 gallon due to the fake drift wood pealing off the paint. I got my money back and got a new one so I hope this one is a go! I also had trouble with the baby tears on top of the 10 gallon tank. They were doing just fine for two weeks and the just started melting. So right now I am sticking with the two plants up top and maybe some fake moss for a filler.
5 gallon shrimp and snail tank:
10 gallon split:
37 gallon brackish tank:
5 gallon Puffer tank:
10 gallon Puffer and Tetra tank:
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