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New 65 Gallon Swordtail Tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquariums & Fish Photos' started by Anthony, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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  2. MasterBlue

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    .... Video feed?
    I like the blue, lol
     
  3. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Yeah, it's a live webcam shot updated every 2 minutes.
     
  4. MOD_Dawn

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    are those typical lunars, or lunar bulbs casting the night blue?
     
  5. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    It's just a single lunar pod type thing. The same one I used on my saltwater tank last year.
     
  6. MOD_Dawn

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    throws off nice light...appears to throw the same as my 1w coralife lunars :)
     
  7. Anthony

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    Finally starting to see fry in the tank !

    LoL There's me watching the fry.
    Me Watching Fry.jpg
     
  8. HBIC

    HBIC Need help??? That's what we're here for :)

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    What type of substrate is that?
     
  9. MOD_Dawn

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    might be wrong, but I think it's eco-complete planted black
     
  10. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Eco Complete and Flora Max mixed actually.
     
  11. MOD_Dawn

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    oh, didn't know you bought Flora Max?
    Tanks looks amazing! I can't wait until my water returns back to that glass like quality.
     
  12. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Yeah. I picked some up from PetSmart since they don't carry Eco Complete here. I wasn't about to drive 45 minutes to Charlottesville for it either.
     
  13. MOD_Dawn

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    wow! amazed they don't carry it there...I know OUR petsmart doesn't, but Petco and Elmers usually have it in.
     
  14. Anthony

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    Fry are venturing out into the open today. I'm very surprised the adults aren't paying any attention to them. I would expect them to be going crazy trying to eat them.
     
  15. MOD_Dawn

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    maybe their being fed too well to bother with fry?
     
  16. MasterBlue

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    Lookin' good man!
    lol, I'm surprised thay aren't trying to eat them too.
     
  17. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Got me. I'm only feeding them once a day. They get their normal high protein flake food then I put in some better than brine fry food, which the adults do manage to get some of as well. But even combining the two foods, it's not an excessive amount.
     
  18. MOD_Dawn

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    parental swords,
    now that's something that's unheard of. lol!

    Very good for you though!
     
  19. FishVixen

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    Now that's a hybrid sword one that doesn't eat their Fry LOL
     
  20. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Well. I lost a fish overnight. I dropped in some algae wafers for the plecos and apparently this fish and 2 others found them and it literally ate itself to death. It's stomach was swollen to the point it had a tare in it. I've got two others that clearly ate too much as well and have swollen stomachs, but are alive... Just not acting normal. No food for them today !