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A Guide to Quarantine Procedures

A Guide to Quarantine Procedures

A good quarantine procedure has three equally-important components:-the quarantine tank setup,-maintenance of the tank,-and medications.All three components work together for a successful quarantine experience.  The Quarantine Tank The TankThe quarantine (QT) tank should provide at least 10 gallons of space per fish.  Sufficient space is always important for goldfish, but it becomes especially important in…
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A Very Merry Fishmas to You!

A Very Merry Fishmas to You!

Something I found amusing recently is that almost all the items on my wish list for family are fish-related things!  My list includes auto-feeders, feeding rings, Saki-Hikari pellet food, digital thermometers, and other various fish things.  So who are these gifts for really I ask you… myself or the fish?! Everything is going well with…
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Aquarium Sump Assembly- Part 2

Aquarium Sump Assembly- Part 2

I made some progress on my 55 gallon tank setup!  Now I’m pretty much just waiting on a few more parts and waiting for the silicone to cure before I can set it up. Here I’m siliconing the acrylic parts into the sump.  I used some books and rolls of tape I had laying around…
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Aquarium Sump Assembly- Part 1

Aquarium Sump Assembly- Part 1

The aquarium store finally finished the parts for my sump!  However, there was a major miscommunication or something, and it’s not exactly what I expected.  I think I can still make it work though.   I found out the reason why they took so long too; apparently they aren’t doing well financially and may even go…
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