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    Invertebrate For A Beginner

    Hey guys! I paid a little visit to Petsmart the other day and fell in love with the reptiles and turtles and everything! I'm seriously considering getting some sort of invertebrate that isn't a fish, but people are tell me it's not such a good idea because they escape, are hard to take care...
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    Filter Cleaning And New Heater Questions

    I didn't even think to look at the manual! But thanks because that told me everything I need to do. Thank you!
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    Filter Cleaning And New Heater Questions

    Thanks rooster! I was looking up cleaning brushes today but I just need the procedure. I guess your right Inchworm :lol: here's what I have: A Marineland Penguin biowheel 125. Thanks!
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    Filter Cleaning And New Heater Questions

    Hi guys! Just a couple of quick questions. First, how do you clean a filter (inside & outside)? What tools do I need? If anyone has a website with instructions that would be wonderful :thumbs: . Second, on my heater, there is this outside lineing that is black and it is peeling off! I'm...
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    Coconut Shells

    Oh a really good idea! I was considering this for when I remodel my tank after I saw a webpage about it. However, when I looked for that same, very helpful, page I couldn't find it but I did find this one! Coconut Page! Hope it helps :D .
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    Fish Water On Plants

    Woohoo! I figured it might be kind of like a fertilizer and maybe it'll turn some of the leaves back to green :look: . Now I have an excuse to do both of those things tonight :D . Thanks so much!
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    Fish Water On Plants

    Hey guys! This is just a quick question. Can I water my house plants with the water I take out of the tank during water changes? I'm wondering if there are any excess chemicals, but I'm not sure. If I can this will be great seeing that I'm a huge slacker when it comes to doing both of...
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    Abnormal Julii Cory Behavior!!

    Sorry for the delay in response! :X I have a ten gallon tank, I change the water every sunday and thursday, and the fish that are with them are in my sig (which should be newly updated because I got a few new fish!).
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    Abnormal Julii Cory Behavior!!

    Woohoo! Thanks! :nod:
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    Abnormal Julii Cory Behavior!!

    Mmm! Yes I'm thinking about getting more fish anyway, so a new friend for them is definetly in store. About the antibiotic, would I be able to give it to him without putting him in a quarinteen (sp?) tank? I can see what your saying about him being hungry, I recently lost one of my guppies so...
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    Abnormal Julii Cory Behavior!!

    Hi friends! Well I have two Julii Corys. Usually, since they are very skiddish, they stay in the back until night time and then they party it up and swim around eating everything on the bottom. However, about three days ago I noticed one of them up and swimming around the top and putting his...
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    Water Changes and Vacuuming

    Yes it is the tank in my sig. Hurray! Thanks!
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    Water Changes and Vacuuming

    Alright thanks guys! Right now I'm vaccuuming every other week and changing once a week. Does this sound alright or should I do something more often? Thankee! :D
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    Water Changes and Vacuuming

    Hey guys! I have a tank that has been established and running for a year now. I'm wondering, how often should I be vacuuming and doing water changes? The reason I'm asking is because well I need to know :P and I read somewhere that the older your tank is the less maintenence it needs (less...
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    Paints Paints Paints!

    Oooh! Okay! Thanks! :D
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    Paints Paints Paints!

    Hey DIY pals! I'm about to re-decorate my fish tank and I was looking along the lines of maybe painting some things on old clay flower pots to use as little caves for my cories. I know that there are some pretty funky :S chemicals in paints that can bleed into the water and hurt fish, so, I...
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    Battery Operated Gravel Vacs, Reliable?

    Woo! Hurray for good suction! Thanks for telling me! I'll be ordering one when I order some stuff for the new tank I'm putting together :thumbs: .
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    Battery Operated Gravel Vacs, Reliable?

    Did you buy one of those self-start vacs guppy_man? My air-pump vac doesnt seem to have much suction and thats why I'm seeing if the battery operated ones are more powerful. The problem with mine is that I see all this stuff floating around but only a little in the little bag attached :/ ...
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    Battery Operated Gravel Vacs, Reliable?

    :hyper: :hyper: That pantyhose trick is great! I've never even thought of that! Thanks for sharing and I think I am going to order a battery vac. Thanks!!
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    Battery Operated Gravel Vacs, Reliable?

    Sounds interesting! Couple questions, what's it called? where did you get it? where could I get one? Thankee!
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