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  1. Colin_T replied to the thread Advice please for a new set up.

    Just put some of the old media on top of or in between the new media. The bacteria will spread onto the new media over time.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  2. Colin_T replied to the thread Please help.

    Not a Jack Dempsey but looks like a greet terror (formerly Aequidens rivulatus) (now Andinoacara rivulatus)

    Aug 21, 2019 at 7:45 AM
  3. Colin_T replied to the thread Is this Columnaris?.

    Filters should be cleaned at least once a month and every 2 weeks is better. However, if the filter is less than 6 weeks old, do not...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 7:36 AM
  4. Colin_T replied to the thread Advice please for a new set up.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) You can use the filter media from the established filters to set up the new tank and add fish pretty...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:44 AM
  5. Colin_T replied to the thread Molly not quite right...?.

    Doing small water changes is pretty much pointless if you are trying to dilute nutrients like ammonia and nitrite. You are better off...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:39 AM
  6. Colin_T replied to the thread Media Question.

    I think that is more than enough media. Once you stick a piece of sponge in there and some white filter matt on top, you will be able to...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:07 AM
  7. Colin_T rated Hamsnacks's post Funny in the thread Tips On Fighting Algae.

    Haha I swear this time it's my friend with the weird red patch not me. Thank you all for the responses, sorry was out of town for work...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 2:53 AM
  8. Colin_T replied to the thread Tetra tank ideas.

    The semi floating plant in the picture looks like Hydrocotle but could be something else. If you have problems with floating plants,...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 11:00 PM
  9. Colin_T replied to the thread Is this Columnaris?.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) It is not whitespot (Ichthyophthirius) and it is not Columnaris. The fish looks like it has been...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  10. Colin_T replied to the thread Betta emergency.

    Having a clear fin is nothing to worry about but if a fish is lethargic or stops eating then that is a concern. The water in the...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 7:19 PM
  11. Colin_T replied to the thread Molly not quite right...?.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) The fish in the picture appears to have a white top lip. If this is the case, it is probably a bacterial...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 7:10 PM
  12. Colin_T replied to the thread Wow...That’s One Bad Storm!.

    I'm a ginger nut cookie nowadays. going loopy loopy loopy loopy, bahhhhh crazy man. :hyper:

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:57 PM
  13. Colin_T replied to the thread Plant ID's.....

    1. looks like a Cryptocoryne that is covered in brown algae. Reduce the light over it with a floating plant or just reduce the lighting...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:55 PM
  14. Colin_T rated Deanasue's post Funny in the thread Fish tank stand causes cancer?.

    You can only get Cancer from them if you live in California. They are trying to make excuses for why they are all brain damaged. My...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  15. Colin_T replied to the thread 4 ft tank brace.

    You need to replace the cross member or the tank will bulge out sideways and possibly break. Use a single sided razorblade to slice the...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:47 PM