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  1. Thread: Clay

    by GloriaL
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    Does clay do any thing to the slime coat on the...

    Does clay do any thing to the slime coat on the fish, perhaps removing some of it so the colors appear brighter?
  2. Yes it worked for me very well. We were getting...

    Yes it worked for me very well. We were getting ready for a wedding and temporarily enclosed the porch in polycarbonate walls so we could also get a head start on growing flowers! I also kept an 1800...
  3. I was just looking thru some old threads of mine...

    I was just looking thru some old threads of mine and thought I would post pictures of what I ended up with for my second QT last year. A few disclaimers: you may notice there are what look like two...
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    Agreed, fabulous combination.

    Agreed, fabulous combination.
  5. Sure you can go on your own, but which...

    Sure you can go on your own, but which greenhouses will you get in? Most of the larger breeders have many greenhouses not all in the same locations. And they will not necessarily show everybody their...
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    I had an 18" showa that jumped on top of a solar...

    I had an 18" showa that jumped on top of a solar cover on the pond and when I found her the next morning the scales on the up side were dry and curling and she was only breathing once every few...
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    :D No problem, hope that helps!

    :D No problem, hope that helps!
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    With only the netting, when I tried to sew the...

    With only the netting, when I tried to sew the material it was kind 0f hit or miss as to whether the stitches hit in the right places on the two sides to securely fasten them together. Bias tape, for...
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    I bought the 1/4" net from JoAnn's fabric store...

    I bought the 1/4" net from JoAnn's fabric store in black. My machine did not have a wide enough stitch for me tonfeel secure so I sewed bias tape( cut down the middle fold) to the edge of the net and...
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    Thanks to the GLK&GS for a great show! I...

    Thanks to the GLK&GS for a great show! I appreciate all the help and advice given to me showing fish for the first time, everyone was very kind and helpful! Hopefully I can learn and bring the girls...
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    I had a(gasp) longfin that broke the top half of...

    I had a(gasp) longfin that broke the top half of her tail of, It grew back to where you can't tell the difference. Good luck!
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    I noticed at several shows that some were using...

    I noticed at several shows that some were using packets of CO2 absorbant in the bags. Any idea where these can be obtained?
  13. Paul, the thing you have to remember about shows...

    Paul, the thing you have to remember about shows is that they usually don't keep the nets on in order for everybody to be able to see the fish. I think the low levels at shows are just giving them...
  14. So if I understand what you are saying the...

    So if I understand what you are saying the airlift components will be inside the tank? Center ->Ab; side ->As; one on each side->Ac? I guess I just worry bout that many pipes inside the QT. Good...
  15. I haven't quite figured out how to make a chamber...

    I haven't quite figured out how to make a chamber from pinholes!
  16. ????? Pictures please!!!

    ????? Pictures please!!!
  17. While I plan on elevating the tank by placing it...

    While I plan on elevating the tank by placing it on Styrofoam insulation sheets, I will probably do a through the side retro BD. It seems 6" is about the minimum height required to get any kind of...
  18. Marusada is the breeder of the Tancho Showa. The...

    Marusada is the breeder of the Tancho Showa. The other two are INC
  19. QT 850gal; need filtration, pump recommendations Airlift?

    I am setting up a QT for some new fish to arrive soon. I have an 8' show type tank. My plan is to run a retro BD through the side with an air disc on top. I figure with plumbing and filtration I will...
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    Carp in the wild "give birth" every year so that...

    Carp in the wild "give birth" every year so that is no real argument about life expectancy. What is the scientific evidence for the lifespan of wild carp in their native environment? ADW: Cyprinus...
  21. Thread: Bag Buddies

    by GloriaL
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    Does anyone know where you can get the CO2...

    Does anyone know where you can get the CO2 absorber packs that some are using in their bags for transport?
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    I considered starting this thread "Outside" but I...

    I considered starting this thread "Outside" but I didn't know a thread could be started there; I thought it had to be moved there, LOL! Thanks for moving it!
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    Scary Place we Live in!

    Serious food for thought: does anybody else want to get together and buy an island country?
    Jim Garrison: Martial Law by Executive Order
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    There are instances where even apparently new...

    There are instances where even apparently new test kits give inaccurate readings. I would test distilled water with your test kits. You should get readings of "0" on all your tests except pH. This is...
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    Thanks for everybody's input! Matt, my water...

    Thanks for everybody's input! Matt, my water looks pretty clear so I'm thinking that algae may not be a big player here.
    The thoughts about test kits, strips, meters etc. must always be in the...
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