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l_lds2006

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  1. I painted my aquarium backs black I think it makes the color stand out on the fish I have never painted the bottom of my tanks though
  2. opps forgot to add subi is svr I got one svr I will have to get another svr for subi
  3. yeah I have a not so good one he is still small yet I have to start green water culture but here is a side shot
  4. yeah I have found that as well they are very gentle. I also think lionheads are as well here is another top view from earlier
  5. yeah subi is friendly I haven't tried picking subi up yet though
  6. wow koko they could pass as twins mongo is handsome
  7. thanks koko~ I am loving this guy
  8. hiya~ I have a question as I have been thinking it over and decided to that I would like to set up a half barrel indoor pond how do I go about setting one up I have seen at lowes that they have the 19 inch whiskey half barrels I am wondering what is the total gallons for that
  9. Oh I forgot to add I named my ranchu subi
  10. thanks smilingfish~ this guy is still small yet but I see potential with him I am actually getting ready to set up green water for him
  11. hiya sue~ well there is a place in South Philly hat I got him from but that was the last one I know the owner personally and the next time he gets some in I actually get to go to the place they have them all in and get first dibs before they move them to the store there is another place in the Chinatown area but I never got to go there I am hoping to go there this week to check them out I haven't found any other places yet but these places
  12. well after being out of the hobby for a long while I have gotten back into it this is first purchase I did a top view shot I was cleaning the tank and put him in the extra large bin and thought this was an opportunity to take a top view shot of him
  13. just got this thanks devs will call rick now to see what he says for proper dosage
  14. i am awaiting my friend for the baytril now devs when giving the injection where do i give it to them @ i mean i know it has to under the scale but is it in any particular area my friend as has the medicated food as well shockingly they are still active and I am thankful that my friend is doing this for me do you want to know how much dragon weighs i was shocked he is 6lbs 1.0 ounces i didnt weight him outta the water but in a large bucket with enough water for him to move around in a be comfortable what i did was weigh the water first then weighed dragon and deducted the amount the water weighed
  15. * Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level?0 Nitrite Level?0 Nitrate level?0 Ph Level, (If possible,KH and GH and chloramines)?7.8 Ph Level out of the Tap?7.8 * Tank size (How many Gals) and How long has it been running?30 ga well over 6mnths * What is the name and size of the filter/s? aquaclear 70 * How often do you change the water and how much? been doing daily that is why everything is zero # How many fish in the tank and their size? 2 # What kind of water additives or conditioners? prime # Any medications added to the tank? nothing now # Add any new fish to the tank? no new fish # What do you feed your fish? hikari, hikari bs, # Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt", bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? holes in the head region holes near the mouth # Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, ect..? no ok here is the deal my fish are really bad shape my one oranda had hole in the head did not make it now my large lion head and red cap oranda have it and it is bad real bad it started out looking like a white dot then slowly started getting bigger my red caps is in the mouth area I can get baytril shots I tried antibiotic foods maracyn 1 & 2 jungle parasite clear nothing my last resort i think might have to be baytril i'm really freaking out my goldfish are really bad i noticed this started after i started feeding them hikari frozen brine shrimp with their norm food i'm @ wits end and i am sitting here feeling helpless as I slowly am watching them get worse i have tried the major meds nada is effecting it or even making it better
  16. Thanks for responding the system was doing the same to me I always test my water and my water when I said every other week for water changes is almost full tank clean out as for his diet it consist of hikari ,frozen BS peas and so fourth it is pitted i can see the pores of his skin and redness surrounds it I actually found a fish vet So I am going to try and go for baytril shot for him will do full water changes each day
  17. Help My Choco Oranda Has Hole in the head I have a pic what do i do i can literally see its bare its really red and it is a big huge hole I am literally shocked that my oranda is swimming like nothing eatting norm it is getting worse I'm going and i am grossed out by the sight of it here is a pic you can see how bad it is the pic is blurry kinda but i'm telling ya it is really deep and just getting worse * Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level?0 Nitrite Level?0 Nitrate level?0 Ph Level, (If possible,KH and GH and chloramines)?7.8 Ph Level out of the Tap?7.8 * Tank size (How many Gals) and How long has it been running? 30 * What is the name and size of the filter/s? aqua clear 70 * How often do you change the water and how much? every other week # How many fish in the tank and their size? 2 # What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime # Any medications added to the tank? none # Add any new fish to the tank? no # What do you feed your fish? hikari # Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt", bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? big hole in head that is red and almost down to brain # Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, ect..? no
  18. he is more active the areas are clearing up and his appetite has gotten way better then before I thought for sure he was a goner boy did he shock me
  19. he is doing much better now maracyn 1 & 2 and medicated food doing their job
  20. i dont have any the lfs wont have it until tomorrow i'm hoping he last that long
  21. i have an airstone in there with him I always use them he has no appetite and when i drop food in he doesn't even move out of the spot he has been in scary thing when a gf doesnt go for food
  22. thanks devs oh boy he has taken a turn for the worse he has been bottom sitting for the past 2 1/2 hrs now I can see eye movement but he has not moved I dunno if he is going to make it
  23. hi jen i have maracyn 2 and medicated food his poop has been white he hasnt been scratching but i noticed he tires easily when swimming goes to the bottom and sits there and also lays on his side and gilps for air and then kinda floaty hard to describe the floaty bit he has started doing this more often also spitting out food will work on getting ammonia levs down to zero I hope it isnt what my other lionhead had as he had the lesions like this but not as bad will put first dose of mar 2 in and get mar 1 asap and start med food
  24. hey all got this lionhead given to me yesterday from the lfs as the owner asked me if i wanted him as he couldnt be bothered treating him so i agreed to take him now this is my he sometimes bottom sits turns on his sides has red raw lesions on his body the scales in this area are raised um some of his scales have fallen off at the base of his tail he is nasty looking here are some pics of him I have put salt in the tank I dunno what this is so i dont know what to treat him with here are some pics * Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level?.50 Nitrite Level?0 Nitrate level?0 Ph Level, (If possible,KH and GH and chloramines)? 7.5 Ph Level out of the Tap?7.5 * Tank size (How many Gals) and How long has it been running? 1 yr * What is the name and size of the filter/s? * How often do you change the water and how much? normally i do weekly water changes # How many fish in the tank and their size? Lionhead in 10 ga hospital tank # What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime # Any medications added to the tank? # Add any new fish to the tank? no # What do you feed your fish? # Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt", bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus?red raw lesions on body # Any unusual behavior like staying sometimes staying at the bottom, not eating, ect..? staying sometimes on bottom goes on side
  25. erin your fry look great they have grown so fast you are doing a great job with them I might be up in nyc next week end maybe we can meet up and i can see them
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