Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 19 of 19
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: ownedbycats
Forum: Fish January 25th, 2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Just the plants. It completely covers the leaves...

Just the plants. It completely covers the leaves so the plants can't get any light. Basically, since I know what caused it, I have to fix my light timing, trim and remove all leaves with BBA on. ...
Forum: Fish January 16th, 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Update: Frogs and betta lived together...

Update: Frogs and betta lived together peacefully until the beginning of December, when I caught the frogs taking bites out of the betta's tail.
Betta now has his own tank, free of frogs.
Big...
Forum: Fish July 19th, 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel - I'm pretty sure both my frogs are female...

Hazel - I'm pretty sure both my frogs are female (males have a gland behind their front legs that looks like a pale pink dot and neither of mine have a dot) so tadpoles are unlikely.

Patty - I'm...
Forum: Fish July 18th, 2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
I guess I am so used to looking for them under...

I guess I am so used to looking for them under the "log" (if you can call something about 2 inches tall a log) I figured that would be the easy one. The driftwood is pretty twisty and has a couple...
Forum: Fish July 17th, 2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Some fish are plant/algae eater. Most pet fish...

Some fish are plant/algae eater. Most pet fish are insectivore/carnivores, but there are enough common fish like plecos and catfish that need plant material in there diets that algae wafers get...
Forum: Fish July 16th, 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
I already had the betta trained to come to the...

I already had the betta trained to come to the same corner of the tank for each meal (Everything that eats learns quickly where the food is:D) I never threw away the cup he came in, because it...
Forum: Fish July 16th, 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Near Disaster

This is the near disaster I mentioned in the last post. (I'm also posting another couple shrimp pictures just because.) Everyone survived, miraculously without injury.

I woke Friday night to...
Forum: Fish July 16th, 2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Frogs Are Here!

I have now had the African dwarf frogs for two weeks, have had one near disaster, and discovered that the commercially prepared food most recommended for frogs is unavailable and been forced to go...
Forum: Fish June 15th, 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Hazel - I just did some Googling. I already knew...

Hazel - I just did some Googling. I already knew that most invertebrates (like my shrimp) are very sensitive to copper. Sadly, it sounds like fish are also more sensitive to copper than people, so...
Forum: Fish June 15th, 2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Barkingdog - Did you realize common goldfish can...

Barkingdog - Did you realize common goldfish can live for more than 20 years if properly housed and fed? And can get to at least a foot long? I saw one my LFS was babysitting that had gotten that...
Forum: Fish June 14th, 2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Well, the frogs are still unavaible, but there...

Well, the frogs are still unavaible, but there have been some additions to my tank.
They are called Daisy's ricefish after the lady who discovered them, and will get more color as they get older....
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Oh, and the betta loves that all that space. He...

Oh, and the betta loves that all that space. He comes swimming to the front of the tank whenever he sees me. I've taught him to follow my fingers around the top of the tank for food. He even tries...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
I don't have them yet. African dwarf frogs...

I don't have them yet. African dwarf frogs aren't very colorful, they stay quite small (about an inch and a half), and have absurdly long feet with see through webbing. They breath air, but unlike...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Now, almost two months after I started, my cycle...

Now, almost two months after I started, my cycle is finished, my fish have grown and so have my plants, and I have added red cherry shrimp as a cleanup crew. They eat any food my fish haven't...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
My cycle went fairly smoothly. About two weeks...

My cycle went fairly smoothly. About two weeks after I got my tank up and running, my ammonia readings dropped to 0 and nitrIte started appearing on the tests. That meant the bacteria were moving...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Harlequin rasboras when they first arrived.

Harlequin rasboras when they first arrived.
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
The fish I used to cycle my tank are called...

The fish I used to cycle my tank are called Harlequin Rasboras (R. heteromorpha). They were very tiny when I got them and their colors hadn't come in yet, so they were mostly silver, black and big...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
Cycling Aquariums eventually have a mostly...

Cycling

Aquariums eventually have a mostly invisible cycle going on that lets you keep your fish healthy and alive. If this cycle didn't exist, toxic ammonia would quickly build up and poison...
Forum: Fish June 3rd, 2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,154
Posted By ownedbycats
New Tank

I babysat my brothers African dwarf frogs and liked them so much I wanted a pair of my own. I did my research, found out how to cycle a tank, and ended up changing my original plan form getting a 5...
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19

 

Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
    Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 0%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 PM.