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Forum: Tetras ,
Replies: 5
Views: 68,221
Posted By Bernie
Re: The X-Ray Tetra

Thank You very much Mike for taking the time to share the information you found with us. :) Very informative and appreciated!

You may also be interested in the info. on the Pristella Tetra that is...
Forum: Catfish, Plecos and Loaches ,
Replies: 3
Views: 5,631
Posted By Bernie
Re: odd behaviour from my bristle nose

LOL..very nice of you to say Jason :) I may not be young anymore :p or a rookie, but I am still learning new things every day...I don't think you ever stop learning in this hobby!

I have never...
Forum: Topics for Debate ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,531
Posted By Bernie
Re: Space Requirements of Fish!

Merry Christmas to you Richard :)

The differences in my opinion, is that most captive bred fish are more accepting of different water conditions and acclimatise better as opposed to their...
Forum: Disease ,
Replies: 9
Views: 4,184
Posted By Bernie
Re: Neon Tetras Disease?

Just a quick note and I hope you don't mind Richard (as it is your thread) and Dan, but I have moved all the posts relating to the "space" issue into the debate sub forum, which seems the more...
Forum: Tetras ,
Replies: 2
Views: 4,960
Posted By Bernie
Re: school together or separate?

They probably will swim together on occasions but may not shoal in the true sense of the word. They are both a tetra species but are not related and Neon’s prefer the middle/lower levels while Black...
Forum: Catfish, Plecos and Loaches ,
Replies: 20
Views: 13,479
Posted By Bernie
Re: Got 2 new members for my community

Not sure if this helps any, but the Plecostomus is a catfish, it's just one of the many genera (similar species) belonging to the catfish family.

You are correct Richard....the “Pleco” is just the...
Forum: Catfish, Plecos and Loaches ,
Replies: 3
Views: 5,631
Posted By Bernie
Re: odd behaviour from my bristle nose

You probably know more about them than I do tetra (jason) ;) but I have read that the males will often dig and tunnel through gravel, particularly when they mature and get to breeding age..they build...
Forum: Topics for Debate ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,531
Posted By Bernie
Re: Space Requirements of Fish!

...and I understood the point you were making Dan, I was just trying to clarify mine. :)
Forum: Bettas ,
Replies: 9
Views: 83,638
Posted By Bernie
Re: Cures for bored bettas

In a way it is mean if it is done too often that is. Flaring means that he is angry and because they are solitary and territorial fish, when he sees his reflection or anything else that may resemble...
Forum: Topics for Debate ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,531
Posted By Bernie
Re: Space Requirements of Fish!

I think my point has been missed..(those are just very generalized rules I agree, 3 gallons per 1 inch of fish is another one)....Fish need space! (forget about water quality for a moment and that...
Forum: Invertebrates ,
Replies: 4
Views: 6,968
Posted By Bernie
Re: Crystal Red Shrimps.

They are great pics. Cpark and really lovely looking shrimp...I also love the addition of the Happy New Year 2009 in the pics. very nice touch! :D

Thank you for supplying that valuable...
Forum: General Freshwater Chats ,
Replies: 3
Views: 2,582
Posted By Bernie
Re: Life Lessons...

Thanks Ladies :) glad you liked it!

...and Nancy, I needed a tissue as I was typing it :o, just big softies at heart I guess. ;)
Forum: Topics for Debate ,
Replies: 9
Views: 8,531
Posted By Bernie
Re: Space Requirements of Fish!

This thread was part of another thread http://www.tropicalfishforum.net/showthread.php?p=21477#post21477 which was getting off topic. I moved some posts from that thread here so the discussion could...
Forum: Livebearers ,
Replies: 6
Views: 7,160
Posted By Bernie
Re: Does mother nature balance a tank

Usually a 5-10 gall. is sufficient (10g preferably), but it really depends on how many fry there are Sandy and how long they will be in the tank for.
Forum: Livebearers ,
Replies: 6
Views: 7,160
Posted By Bernie
Re: Does mother nature balance a tank

The boys would be fine without a female! If keeping all males I would advise having 3...this hopefully evens out any aggression.
Forum: Livebearers ,
Replies: 3
Views: 6,551
Posted By Bernie
Re: Delmation Mollys

I am not quite sure what you mean by that Sandy! they may lose a few scales through fighting or rubbing on rocks, they do grow back. If you see them actually shedding their scales, I think that would...
Forum: Disease ,
Replies: 9
Views: 4,184
Posted By Bernie
Re: Neon Tetras Disease?

That is sad, sorry to hear that Richard :( I don't know if this is true or not, but I have read that cardinal tetras are resistant to this disease. Even if they did have it, I think you would have...
Forum: General Freshwater Chats ,
Replies: 3
Views: 2,582
Posted By Bernie
Life Lessons...

This is just a silly little story I made up while in a waiting room, which of course had a fish tank.:rolleyes:


My name is Rosemary, a little baby fry no more than 4 days old and just learning...
Forum: Gouramis ,
Replies: 6
Views: 6,259
Posted By Bernie
Re: Gouramis Bloat?

Don't overfeed, Don't overstock and keep up with regular p.w.changes :) also try to avoid any constant major fluctuations in temperature.
Forum: Water Quality and Algae ,
Replies: 4
Views: 2,632
Posted By Bernie
Re: PLEASE HELP!! How to adjust R/O water to a pH of 6.8 and keep it there?

Perhaps you could check with your Local water company what they actual put in the water...doesn't sound good if it tastes nasty :eek:

I assume the 2 gall. tanks don't have filters if you are doing...
Forum: Livebearers ,
Replies: 6
Views: 7,160
Posted By Bernie
Re: Does mother nature balance a tank

No! "Mother Nature" will need help in this...They may have less fry if things get too over-populated, but there is no quarantee of that. Unless all the fry born are eaten, you will probably continue...
Forum: Disease ,
Replies: 5
Views: 8,117
Posted By Bernie
Re: Sick Catfish

Sorry to hear that silent_rock_faery :( I also don't think the black stomach was from ammonia poisoning, they can turn a more orange colour when older I believe. If the fry were just born, they...
Forum: Angelfish and Discus ,
Replies: 1
Views: 5,860
Posted By Bernie
Re: found out what kind of angelfish

They are a very beautiful angelfish.:)
Forum: Filters and Powerheads ,
Replies: 3
Views: 4,845
Posted By Bernie
Re: filters

Tim's own site here lists the different types of filters and how they work.

http://www.tropicalfishandaquariums.com/FishCare/Filters.asp

Filters shouldn't need to have too many parts or need to...
Forum: Livebearers ,
Replies: 3
Views: 6,551
Posted By Bernie
Re: Delmation Mollys

It is often quite normal Sandy for dalmation mollies to turn a single colour/black when they mature. Depends on what the dominant colour gene is.

On the other hand, if they were a single colour...
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