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Re: Tank population explosion (was Re: Seahorse safe? ...)
YIKES !!!!!! I thought I was bad with 11 tanks here.You have it really bad
!! I cannot see how you would have any time to do anything else. Ohhhhh
Caulerpa is fun I have a couple diff kinds and I get to prune them
sometimes. I really am looking forward to getting involved with Killies, I
am really gonna try to take my time with this and learn all I can before I
jump right in. OK Alisa learn self control.You know the plants themselves
sound like fun. I am not good with the dirt kind I have a black thumb.
On Mon, 28 Aug 2000 10:57:50 -0700, killietalk at aka_org wrote:
> Alisa wrote:
> >...So what is a
> > few more tanks anyway right 11,15,22 just more excitment to add to my
> > collection.
> Caution, Alisa. It can get really bad.
> At one point, counting shoeboxes, gallon jugs, etc., I was feeding 146
> separate containers! I still feed somewhere between 50 and 100 tanks. [I
> refuse to count!] It is an addiction, and we are your local pushers, just
> trying to get you hooked. ;-)
> BTW, I *have* to be "ever amusing" or I'd go crazy with this nutty hobby.
> (^_^) [I did good at last Saturday's BAKA (the local killy club) meeting.
> only brought home two new species (plus some of two others that I already
> keep). There was some really nice stuff going for *great* prices, too!]
> One aspect of keeping killies differs from your salt tanks. The lack of
> vascular salt-water plants leaves little to do for underwater gardening
> exciting is calerpa?). We mostly keep low light plants with our killies,
> most of us find the beneficial effect of plants is worth it. Start lining
> a source of Java moss, Java fern, Hornwort, Anubias, Salvinia, Water
> and other useful plants. They provide cover, ammonia removal, spawning
> place, oxygen, and uncounted other advantages.
> Floating plants like Salvinia, Water Sprite, and even duckweed, make a
> 'ceiling" that seems to discourage jumping out. Some killies, such as
> Aphyos and Rivulus, do seem eager to climb the evolutionary ladder by
> setting up residence on the carpet. So far, none of mine have made it
> for any length of time. Doesn't stop them from trying. They would be
> in place of anchovies on pizza if I could figure out how to get the
> critter out of that ball of dust, lint and dog hair. :^)
> Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntleyone at home dot com
> There are two rules for success in life:
> Rule 1: Don't tell people everything you know.
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