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Mikey

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  1. I don't think my crypts would like it too much with nothing in there. My tank is over run with them right now :O. I think my sand is honestly just a giant bundle of roots. I am terrified to transfer it all over once I finally set up the new tank.
  2. I think so from what I was able to find on it
  3. 🤣🤣🤣 school ends next month (1 more Semester in the fall and I’m DONE) and I should hopefully have more time
  4. I miss being on here. I need to make it more of a priority to stay active!
  5. A lower pH in the tank I am wondering could be from a lower level of kH not being able to keep it stable. That can be corrected using baking soda thankfully. If I remember correctly, a lower pH in the water when ammonia is present is better than when it is higher because the ammonia is less toxic in a lower pH. As long as that pH of 6.5 is stable, I would say probably best to leave it be while the fish are ill so as to not stress them out more with trying to adjust it to the proper level. What sort of media is in your filter? Anything for the good bacteria to grow on such as ceramic media? Are you able tp post the pictures of the fish here so we can see them as well please?
  6. Hmmm. I might do this idk. I really love the look of sand though, and it's one less surface o scrub algae on HAHAHA.
  7. That's all they gave you for it :O that's crazy! I'm dealing with a lemon Acura. I am about ready to get lawyered up. It's been four months of torture and back and forth to the dealer that is an hour away. They already had it for 16 days but "couldn't verify" the issues even though I have documented many videos and pictures. I am waiting to hear when the district parts and service manager will be back again to see it. I have missed at least 3 college lectures now because of this not to mention I am racking up miles driving there.
  8. Hello! Welcome to Kokos. If you could please fill this form out to the best of your knowledge, that would greatly assist us. If you could also upload pictures that would be helpful as well. I'm so sorry to hear that you are going through this! Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level(Tank) Nitrite Level(Tank) Nitrate level(Tank) Ammonia Level(Tap) Nitrite Level(Tap) Nitrate level(Tap) Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) Other Required Info: Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? Water temperature? Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? How often do you change the water and how much? How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? How many fish in the tank and their size? What kind of water additives or conditioners? What do you feed your fish and how often? Any new fish added to the tank? Any medications added to the tank? List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank.Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?
  9. Oh I'm sure!! I can't even imagine. I have a few friends that are nurses and their schedules are crazy with long hours. I've also been dealing with the car from hell for the idk 4th year in a row now. No matter what car I get they all have issues and I'm literally going insane. It is only month 4 with this car and it's been broken since I pulled into my driveway with it.
  10. I would also maybe suggest removing the gravel, or at least make a much thinner layer of it. Doing that will make cleaning 10x easier for you
  11. Of course you are welcome!! Welcome back here, I am trying to be more active on here again myself .
  12. I have been so bad with my maintenance on my tank it's tough finding motivation to clean it when I am bogged down with assignments and working 6 days a week. Not to mention one of those days is 6 hours of fish tank cleaning at my local pet store LOL.
  13. yeah, I am not sure where they all went either, just sort of stopped posting :(. I feel that with my aquaclear haha! That impeller/motor are def on their last legs. The sand keeps killing the impellers and they never want to start back up again when it turns off. Granted, that motor is 11 year old haha. I have replaced the impeller twice before as well. I am hoping with the wider tank once I set up my 75, that will help it a bit and I will replace the impeller again.
  14. same here. With school and work, it's killer right now.
  15. Oh wow that’s cool! I’m always too scared to leave it off for long periods because I don’t want to kill the good bacteria. I’m just over precautious hahaha! Ya know what, I have the pre-filter sponge on my filter, so it never gets the chance to get in there anyway I didn’t even think of that it makes me so sad to see it so slow here I miss having enough people for the LOTP, post whores, etc and seeing the overall activity and great posts.
  16. I never turn my filter off unless it’s frozen food. 15 should be fine if you want to turn it off.
  17. Goldfish can always go through a color change. There isn't really anyway of knowing until it happens To me, it just looks like he's been properly fed since being in your care and just normally growing now as a whole If you look at his tail, there is actually more orange on it now than when you first got him
  18. I have 3 essays and a few discussion questions that I need to work on, but the website my college uses is down. I am already drowning in enough assignments that I procrastinated on a little bit, and I was going to actually do them all tonight. The website had other plans though . I already emailed my professors to let them know.
  19. Thank you!! I hope he get's bigger and keeps that blue!
  20. Hi there! Welcome to Kokos :). If you could please fill this out the best you can, that will helps the mod team out greatly! Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level(Tank) Nitrite Level(Tank) Nitrate level(Tank) Ammonia Level(Tap) Nitrite Level(Tap) Nitrate level(Tap) Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) Other Required Info: Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? Water temperature? Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? How often do you change the water and how much? How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? How many fish in the tank and their size? What kind of water additives or conditioners? What do you feed your fish and how often? Any new fish added to the tank? Any medications added to the tank? List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank.Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?
  21. I'm so sorry to hear this It is always tough to lose these little buggers
  22. That’s crazy! Time really does fly hahaha!
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