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meccalli wrote:Halfbreed07 wrote:meccalli wrote:ryan99tt wrote:Is not ah small filter i building so those options will cost alot...
remember gravel has a smooth surface no pores, and not much surface area, so you may need alot less than you think if you go that route. But gravel more or less limitless so you can always add how much you need lol. When i want gravel, i does go pick up some by small boats, wash and let em sit in the sun, but you look like you need alot more.
Do you bleach and soak it for 48hrs? If not you playing with the lives of your fish.
Nah, been doing it for years, tinfoils turn 15 and the oscar 17 in 2 months time. Anything organic is killed by nature; sun, wind and rain time, soaking in bleach might be more dangerous if you don't ensure any chlorine residue is taken care of. Those people who run bioballs, also have to take other measures to take care of nitrate issues unless it's a natural pond that has mud which has all the goodies to deal with the nasties. Bioballs and potscrubbers have ok surface area but they lack any anoxic environmental feature to facilitate denitrification. I don't think anyone does water changes to their ponds to lower nitrates, so they use some chemical agent and some sort of algae removal whether it be uv/chemical or diatom filtration. The purpose of mechanical filtration and trapping large debris is to isolate and rremove larger particles before it can decompose into ammonia for your biofilter to handle. I recommended the matrix because in low flow, it can host denitrifiers, facultative aerobes and actually save some cost and headache in the future.
image91 wrote:Also interested in Nerite snails or Amano shrimp if anyone knows where they are available down here.
Looking for some help with cycling a tank. If anyone has extensive knowledge on the topic & is willing to help, please pm me. Would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks..I'll keep monitoringKasey wrote:Goodstuff Nivek. But a word of advice from someone who has a wee bit of experience with cichlid community tanks, that Butterkoeri is gonna out grow every fish in there, and also wreck havoc on your other fish. Doesn't matter if all of them grow up together, if all of them living good now, or even if there are lots of hiding places, that's a very aggressive fish, and the older they get, the more aggressive they become. I owned a few in my time, and all results were always the same - that fish is the devil LOL. more suited for a pond.
I'll msg uKasey wrote:I breed, and currently have some Peacock Cichlids. Available are Sunshine Peacocks, Sulphur head peacocks, OB peacocks, AND strawberry Peacocks. Females also available at half the price of the males.
The males I sell are colored up, approximately 3" and are $80 each.
Females are $40 each
Whatsapp @761-7699 for pics. I am a hobbyist located Gasparillo.
Or trade for cichlidsnivek wrote:Pair of pacu and tinfoil....pacu are abt 5inches and tinfoils are abt 6inches...$200 for all 4...pm or call 3554681
Saw some by pet boys started cost was $750BIG BLUE wrote:Good day fellow tuners where would I get a uv sterilizer at reasonable cost for and outdoors koi pond thank
Thanks for the information where is pet boys locateddaron wrote:Saw some by pet boys started cost was $750BIG BLUE wrote:Good day fellow tuners where would I get a uv sterilizer at reasonable cost for and outdoors koi pond thank