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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #30 on: December 11, 2010, 12:12:39 AM »
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Are fake plants ok for moors?? I know they have bad eyesight and sensitive eyes, but as long as the plant isn't too sharp or anything, are fake plants ok??
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« Reply #31 on: December 11, 2010, 12:22:52 AM »
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Yes, sure they are.  But fish do prefer live. Wink
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« Reply #32 on: December 11, 2010, 03:03:47 AM »
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I'd go for REAL PLANTS.
Especially if fishies are so sensitive and delicate.
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« Reply #33 on: December 11, 2010, 04:48:48 AM »
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If you desperately WANT a fake plant, take a silk plant, they have softer leaves and tend not to be so pointy. I've got two of those in my quarantine tank now Smiley
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« Reply #34 on: December 11, 2010, 07:41:55 AM »
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Nossie, Why are you quarantining silk plants...muhahahahahha! Wink Cheesy Grin
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« Reply #35 on: December 11, 2010, 08:56:00 AM »
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Urrm... I have them in the quarantine tank with the pearl scales? Cheesy
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #36 on: December 11, 2010, 10:04:11 AM »
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hAHAHA WHO'S ON FIRST? lmao!!
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« Reply #37 on: December 11, 2010, 04:11:39 PM »
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Live plants conquer all! I love them, they're just so beautiful Smiley
but IF fake plants are needed, I prefer silk over plastic Wink

Live plants ARE really nice. I had some for a few years in my community tank, but I just didn't have time to take care of the HUGE java Moss that I had, so I ended up giving it back. I think I'll get some more real plants soon!
Right now, I use silk plants in all of my tanks! They're soft enough that they won't harm the fish with delicate fins, but they don't ruin easily. To me, plastic just looks WAY too fake.
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« Reply #38 on: December 11, 2010, 11:42:28 PM »
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Nossie, Why are you quarantining silk plants...muhahahahahha! Wink Cheesy Grin


Hahahaha  Cheesy You never know what that crazy Nossie girl is going to do Tongue Haha, that made me really laugh which I needed.
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« Reply #39 on: December 11, 2010, 11:52:53 PM »
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oh my gosh guyz. that wuz really funny. I laughed! HAHAHAHA!!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #40 on: December 12, 2010, 12:29:13 AM »
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA I join in  Grin
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« Reply #41 on: December 12, 2010, 01:31:29 AM »
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LOL! I was teasing Nossie but I don't think she realized I was kidding! LOL! Cheesy Wink
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« Reply #42 on: December 12, 2010, 04:58:22 AM »
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Why, yes I did, only that I don't understand the second part no matter how hard I try Grin
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« Reply #43 on: December 12, 2010, 05:41:02 AM »
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LMAO!  Ohhh, you're probably too young for "Who's on first"
It was a comedy skit done by Abbott and Costello....Oh well it made sense to me! LOL!
I like old movies!  Black and whites. Wink
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« Reply #44 on: December 12, 2010, 10:18:51 AM »
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Ah, that explains it! xD You can count me out for anything that happened before the 80's! Wink
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« Reply #45 on: December 12, 2010, 11:13:21 AM »
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haha, and count me out for before '98!  Grin
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #46 on: December 12, 2010, 12:49:41 PM »
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yea im done at '91 XD though I love music and clothing from the 80's (i wear it really mildly, minus big hair and leg warmers)

XD so happy... and hay, id quarrantine silk plants too XD sick fish need something pretty to look at XD
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #47 on: December 12, 2010, 02:27:27 PM »
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They do Wink I just feel like it's more comfortable for the fish as well having something natural to hide in Smiley
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« Reply #48 on: December 20, 2010, 04:03:02 AM »
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As my fish r ill at the mo, wud it  worth waitin b4 addin live plants.   I have two v small fake ones n sum stone sculpures, but they ignore them. Any thorts s to wot i can add for them? Ta.
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« Reply #49 on: December 20, 2010, 04:13:35 AM »
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The decorations are all up to you to choose, but if your fish are sick, I'd doubt any decor will help. So please focus on treating them first.
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #50 on: February 23, 2011, 03:53:00 PM »
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Quick question: Do the goldies need a lot of plants to hide in? How many plants are needed for sufficient "hidey spots"?
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« Reply #51 on: February 24, 2011, 07:58:03 AM »
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I dont know whats going on but HAHAHAHA!!!!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #52 on: February 24, 2011, 11:57:54 AM »
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I always have 1 or 2 live plants in my tank, and they look so pretty and natural. The fish nibble on them whenever they want, but they still last for months. I quarantine the plants before putting them in. And when I go on vacation, I don't need an automatic feeder because the plants are enough for them to eat.
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #53 on: February 25, 2011, 06:30:27 AM »
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Right now I'm trying live plants but it isn't going so well Sad.
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« Reply #54 on: February 25, 2011, 10:48:00 AM »
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how come, fantailer? what kinds of plants are you using?
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« Reply #55 on: February 27, 2011, 09:24:26 AM »
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The plants I have are from Petsmart and I leave them with the weights, and they have grown roots, and still look great after about 4-5 months.
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #56 on: February 27, 2011, 10:47:16 AM »
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Im not sure but they're getting better.
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #57 on: July 01, 2011, 01:03:18 PM »
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I have silk plants, and my fish even try to eat them Angry
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Re: Live plants vs Fake ones
« Reply #58 on: July 01, 2011, 06:07:44 PM »
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Why do fish really try to eat everything!?! Cheesy
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« Reply #59 on: July 02, 2011, 04:54:46 AM »
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Because they have an instinct to look for food  at all places, just like most animals do! Note how horses and cows are most of time having their noses buried in grass on the meadows or... well, how goldfish have their snouts in the gravel Wink
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