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hobbies New aquarium!

Grass Snake

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I eventually got tired of the extra step and just started adding Prime directly to the tank before refilling. It's always worked fine.
I take care of a couple small fish ponds and that's the way I've done it without any losses. When possible I like to introduce fish (especially big ones) to a new system 1 or 2 at a time until I know the system can handle a little more load. It makes sense what your vendor is saying because size of fish plays a big factor. So when do the fish arrive?
 

Grass Snake

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What food will you be feeding primarily? I found these pellets to be high quality. I bought this food to feed Blue Gill temporarily in my aquaponics system. Since these bluegills are intend for human consumption and going in aquaponics, I choose this food strictly based on the ingredients listed. It’s not cost-effective to keep feeding for my purposes but if I had Cichlids this would definitely be part of the diet. They offer a couple different sizes sinking and floating. For my other fish I like feeding New life Spectrum Line food.

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Uncle Eckley

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I'll be feeding ZooMed Spirulina 20 as always, plus Repashy Soilent Green once or twice a week. I like to offer slices of cucumber and lettuce leaves every now and again.
 

Uncle Eckley

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I take care of a couple small fish ponds and that's the way I've done it without any losses. When possible I like to introduce fish (especially big ones) to a new system 1 or 2 at a time until I know the system can handle a little more load. It makes sense what your vendor is saying because size of fish plays a big factor. So when do the fish arrive?

I haven't officially ordered yet. I've let him know I'm ready and how many I'd like. Probably early next week.
 

Tinkerbelle

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can we have a fish party?

Once the fish arrive we won't be able to take rip out of Eck any more - what're we going to do for fun? 😭
 
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Uncle Eckley

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Surface motion is too fast, looks frenetic. Will fiddle with the return nozzles. The light doesn't look nearly so glaring in person; dunno how to take pictures.



LOL no idea where the music came from

Huh, it's also sped up. Half-speed is much more like it.
 
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Uncle Eckley

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how you upload that video?
Just like I upload photos. Different button is all.

ah yes the shimmer effect. Can you crank up the blue color? Might help calm it down

Oh, I like the shimmer. Just need to calm the surface a bit so it's not so fast. That video's sped up for some reason, too - makes it look even worse.


Gotta start changing water in the morning. I'll probably do three in a row to remove as much nitrate as possible.
 
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