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Hanna
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New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« on: July 11, 2010, 05:46:17 AM »
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Hi Everybody,

today I aquascaped the 34 l tank, gave it new life after Hump and Hep moved out. Cleaned everything out and "redesigned" it with dark gravel, rocks, plenty of plants. Conditioned the water, adjusted the pH.
Now it is cycling.

My fingers are wrinkled and I almost grew swimming skins in between my fingers.

Will post pics in the next hour or so.... Grin
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2010, 06:57:30 AM »
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BARBAROSSA  will be our Siamese Fighting Fish, we already reserved him at the pet shop. He's dark iredescent blue and the fins do have red edges. He's a beauty for about AU$ 18.00

CORY and DORA will be our 2 catfish.

And then we need about ten names for our Tetras, LOL  Grin  .... yes I AGREE, I'm crazy, LOL

like: Anette & Ted, Emily & Ed, Nicola & Ned.... need 4 more
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2010, 01:58:01 PM »
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It looks really beautiful Smiley But... umm... it'll be a waste naming the neon tetras... xD They're all the same d:
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2010, 04:22:44 PM »
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LOL, Nossie, I know, My hubby asked me how to tell them apart, will I put labels on them... hahahaha Grin
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2010, 03:16:02 AM »
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Right! An important question, did you think about stocking density in your tank after adding all these fish?
With smaller tropical fish you should ALWAYS calculate 2 liters of water per 1 cm of grown fish length. It's different with shoaling fish though since they're usually smaller, so with the tetras you could count 1 liter per 1cm fish length. So check the "maximum" length of every fish you're intending to keep there, and check if they'll all fit!

You don't want the tank overstocked again |:
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2010, 04:15:12 AM »
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Thanks Nossie, I'll check it out for sure I don't want this to happen again. Only now roughly calculated it should be fine without pushing, but I'll have a more exact calculation.
Geez I'm so glad to have you guys on here with all those good tips and advices. You are so great!  Wink
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2010, 08:03:39 AM »
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Glad to help Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2010, 04:20:07 PM »
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I appreciate it so much  Smiley
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2010, 02:28:10 AM »
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Wow, Did you want give a name to 10 Neon tetra?Huh  Huh   
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2010, 04:56:41 AM »
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LOL, Andiy, yeah why not, it is such fun... but I won't be able to tell them apart  Grin... my hubby said what about Itsy, Bisty, Teeny, Weeny... etc.... just thinking all other fish in our home do have names and the "poor" Tetras shouldn't... I just love it sometimes to be a bit crazy... LOL  Wink
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2010, 03:31:02 PM »
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(Congrats on 1000 posts! lol)

Maybe you could give them a collective name? Cheesy Like, call them all Brent or something Cheesy
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2010, 04:24:37 PM »
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 Grin lol, thanks Nossie, yep maybe but what if they are males and females LOL?
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2010, 02:42:49 AM »
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Well two collective names haha Tongue Like Brent and Lucy. Haha nah I understand you wanting to name them all. I would do the same thing and really try somehow to identify each (this is why I won't get any Tongue)
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2010, 02:47:48 AM »
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Yeah, two names would do fine! Cheesy I would say... Brent and Tyra Cheesy
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Re: New Home for BARBAROSSA, CORY, DORA and 10 Neon Tetras
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2010, 03:20:24 AM »
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LOL, Nossie,  Cheesy  when we do have all those sparrows coming for a feed, we call them Brother Barnabasses, and Sister Agnesses, LOL
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« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2010, 04:10:55 AM »
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Hah, that's so cute! Cheesy
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