Question about Wine & Spirits

1 Answer

Is Macs grape driffwood safe for in fish tanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 14,790 Answers

Probably, but it will float!

Posted on Dec 31, 2016

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My betta fish is not eating. I placed a holiday disk in his tank for food while we were away this weekend.. Just got home and the water was extremely cloudy


I hope you did a big water change right away. The very first thing to do, any time there is a problem with water for fish, is to change at least half of it right away. If you have dip strip tests, test some of the water you change to find out if any readings are too high, but do the change first. If you don't have tests, you should consider getting some, they are the only way to tell if the water has too much ammonia, nitrite or nitrate for fish safety.

Cloudy water often means a bacterial bloom has happened, which isn't always dangerous to the fish. But sometimes they can be the result of a rise in ammonia. All fish produce ammonia as part of their respiration and all organic waste, which is broken down by bacterial action, also produces some ammonia.

For the future, It is MUCH safer to simply not feed your fish if you are going away unless perhaps you are trying to raise valuable fry. But most tanks of fry would also probably survive if their tank is provided with large masses of live mosses and floating plants. These provide minute food resources, infusoria, bacteria, algaes, which fish can pick from the plants. Plants, of course, need enough light so they don't die off.

For sure, unfed fish will get hungry, but healthy fish will not starve to ***** in a short time. Most fish can do fine for a week and I leave mine for two and three weeks if I must and so far, nobody has died. During an emergency, my fish survived for over a month without any attention at all, far from ideal but it could not be avoided. Those fish were living in a heavily planted tank and the plants provided food resources. It also contained shrimp and live scuds the fish could eat, though they didn't eat them all.

Even an unplanted tank, if not over-stocked, should be ok, unfed, for 5-7 days, so long as the fish are all healthy and similarly sized. Tiny fish are likely to be eaten if their tank mates are big enough and hungry. If possible, put the tank lights on a timer so the day/night cycle continues while you are away. Full-time darkness won't kill them but is probably not much fun for them, either.

Fasting fish also helps avoid potentially serious water quality problems that uneaten food and fish wastes may cause in a surprisingly short time. Many keepers fast their fish routinely, one or two days a week, which is thought to mimic the erratic availability of food in the wild.

Having living plants in the tank is very useful; they use up ammonia and nitrates and provide interest, shelter and resting places for the fish. Water changes serve to keep all toxin levels at safe levels. Nitrate should not test over 50 ppm at most, 10-20 is best. Ammonia & nitrite should always be ZERO. If any levels are over these, big water changes are the only remedy.

Any fish's tank, including that of a Betta fish, should have a filter of some kind. If it does, changing 50% of the water weekly is what I have found works out for the best. Filters convert ammonia and nitrite to nitrate, the least toxic

Sadly, it's still popular to keep Betta fish in bowls without filters. It's a long way from ideal, but if water changes are done diligently, the fish may be ok, though it often ends up chopping a year or more from their life span. Without a filter, 50% of the water should be changed THREE times each week. That's a lot more changes than most advisory sites will say, but fresh, clean water is the single best friend any fish will ever have living in captivity. Make sure the fresh water's temp' is within a degree or two of the tank's temp' when you change it. Use a siphon or turkey baster to suck up fish waste from the bottom at least every other week, if not more often. Don't remove the fish when you do these maintenance tasks because that can be a lot more stressful than leaving it in.

Never feed Betta fish any more food than they can consume within a maximum of about ten minutes. Many of them tend to be very slow or picky eaters, so they need more time than most other fish species. Remove any uneaten food after a half an hour.

Mar 20, 2017 | Fish

Tip

Using a pH meter to care for your fish


pH values are the acidity of a body of water. Neutral water has a value of 7.0 meaning that it has equal amounts of hydrogen ions and hydroxide ions. When more hydrogen ions are added the water then the number goes down and the water becomes more acidic, or if the amount of hydroxide ions goes up then the water becomes more alkaline.

pH levels in your fish tank can prove to be fatal if they aren't monitored properly. While there is no secret formula for the perfect pH level for all fish it is best to keep all the fish from the same bodies of water together. Salt water fish shouldn't be put in a tank with freshwater fish because they need different pH levels.

Throughout the day the pH level of your fish tank will change although these slight changes shouldn't be too harmful on your fish sudden changes will prove to be fatal. When you are moving fish from one tank to another you want to make sure that the two waters have the same pH levels. When you want to buy a new fish check the pH level of your fish tank and then the pH level of the water at the pet shop to make sure that the levels are not too different.

You should be checking the pH levels of your fish tank at least once a month, but more often is always better. When you take the pH level you should write it down in a log book. You should try to take the pH level at the same time every time you take a reading because at different times of the day the levels would be different. Try to keep yourself from going crazy, if the pH level is a few decimals off of perfect your fish will be okay. If the level is fairly regular you shouldn't have to do anything unless your fish show signs of distress.

on Feb 02, 2014 | Measuring Tools & Sensors

1 Answer

Non toxic quartz dyeing suitable for aquariums


I don't think the Canon ink will work. Suggest going to a Pet store and talking with them about a safe paint or dye for fish tank

Dec 12, 2013 | Canon Imageprograf Ipf750 DyePigment 36In...

1 Answer

Fish


Hey Manni, Fish can be tricky critters to diagnose at the best of times- and online is harder by far because you cant really watch the fish.
Can you tell me a few details so I have a better idea of the situation? What kind of fish is it, how long has it been sitting at the bottom of the tank and are there other fish in the tank with it?
The first things I would check are the Ph. levels, the algae level, temperature and if you have a filter/aerator that it isn't clogged and is letting sufficient oxygen into the water. If all these things are ok, we need to take a closer look at the fish itself.

Jun 16, 2013 | Pets - Others

1 Answer

How are wines named?


Wines are named for one of two reasons: the grape variety or the region where the grapes were grown.

The first type is named after either the sole (or principle, if blended) grape variety that makes up the wine. Many times a wine is blended; you may not find that information on the label. Each country has its own specifications that dictate the minimum percentage of the named grape that a wine must contain.

The second way to classify wines, by their region, is quite common in Europe. Instead of the label dictating whether the wine is a Merlot, Syrah, or Cabernet Sauvignon; in this case, the label will say Burgundy, Bordeaux, or Sancerre. This technique is used because many of these regions are famous for a certain grape variety.

Feb 03, 2013 | Wine & Spirits

2 Answers

What fruits are bad for my cat?


Any food not specifically designed for cats can affect the digestive system, causing vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite. Here are some foods of particular concern:
  • Alcohol can cause severe liver and brain damage. As little as a tablespoon can lead to problems for your cat.
  • Chocolate contains theobromine. It is in all forms of chocolate, and most concentrated in dark chocolate and unsweetened cooking chocolate. Chocolate ingestion can cause heart problems, muscle tremors, or seizures. Chocolate also contains caffeine.
  • Coffee, Tea, Energy Drinks. These contain caffeine that can cause your cat to become restless, have rapid breathing, heart palpitations and muscle tremors.
  • Dairy Products. Some cats are lactose intolerant and if they eat dairy products it can cause vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Fat Trimmings, Raw Meat, Raw Eggs, Raw Fish. Can cause vomiting, diarrhoea or a painful condition called pancreatitis (from excessive fat) and there is a risk of Salmonella or E. coli associated with these foods.
  • Grapes and Raisins. Cats are less likely to eat these so cases are rare however, dogs can suffer acute kidney failure from eating grapes or raisins, so it is best to not to risk your cat's health and not let him eat these foods.
  • Onions and Garlic. All members of the onion family can cause problems if eaten in sufficient quantity. A little bit of onion or garlic in some sauce is not likely to cause any problems. However, eating a clove of garlic or a green onion may cause digestive upset. Eating some type of onion on a regular basis could cause anemia.
  • Xylitol. This is a sweetener used in a lot of sugar-free foods, especially chewing gum. There are no records of cats becoming ill from this product, but in dogs it can cause a severe drop in blood sugar (which can cause seizures/convulsions or even *****) followed by liver failure. Therefore it is better to be safe and not let your cat eat foods that contain this ingredient.

fruits-bad-cat-nmn1nb2pjvlv41wnbppo0jdr-3-0.jpg

Jul 25, 2012 | Cats

4 Answers

What food should I not feed my dog?


There are many food items that may be good for the humans or other animals but not for dogs. If you feed this food items to your dog it may cause toxic in there body and may cause some drastic problems for them. So better not to give such things to them. Here is a list of food items that you may not feed to your dogs.
  • Alcohol
  • Avocado
  • Apple Seeds
  • Baby food
  • Cooked Bones
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Liver
  • Dairy Products
  • Raw Fish
  • Salt
  • Sugar
To give your dogs healthy and long life make sure not to feed them with this products in too much quantity.
food-not-feed-dog-3hnywe3xsqw11zwrbbyeeajw-2-0.jpg

Jul 18, 2012 | Dogs

1 Answer

My glass aquarium cracked. How can I fix it?


There are a few steps to take to fix a cracked tank:
  1. 1. b>Move the fish to a backup tank with cleanwater
  2. 2. Wipe the crack with white vinegarto clean the glass and let it dry completely. This will allow the silicone tostick.
  3. 3. Line the crack withaqua-marine safe silicone gel
  4. 4. Let the gel dry completely(usually overnight) before returning the fish to the water

May 13, 2012 | Fish

Not finding what you are looking for?
Wine & Spirits Logo

Related Topics:

4,047 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Wine & Spirits Experts

deton8 von Splosion

Level 3 Expert

2502 Answers

Bill Boyd

Level 3 Expert

42015 Answers

Dave braun
Dave braun

Level 2 Expert

105 Answers

Are you a Wine and Spirit Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...