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     For the August 24, 2005 Pet Fish Talk Show.
In this show the Bailey Brothers talk with callers and read questions from listeners.  
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Segment One. 
Fish in the News: The show starts with Nevin summarizing an article from the Environment News Service that is titled "Brazil, Columbia at Odds Over Silver Amazon Fish." Click here to read the entire article including a nice picture of an adult Silver Arowana.
Nevin went on to talk about the various species of Arowanas, about the living relatives of Arowanas, and about their ancestors.
Evan from Colorado calls and we continue from previous shows to talk about his new marine aquarium. Evan says he's found out that the best biological filter for his marine aquarium is "live-rock". Evan explains what a live-rock is. Then we talk about growing live-rocks.
A diver tending a group of "frags", growing underwater at Pacific Aqua Farms. Click on the picture to see a bigger picture.   Here you can see a diver tending a group of "frags" that are growing underwater in the ocean at Pacific Aqua Farms in Fiji. Click here or on the picture to see a bigger picture.
We talk with Evan about nitrates in his marine aquarium and about biological filtration in his marine aquarium. Evan also says he figured out why he was getting a stray voltage in his aquarium and fixed it, so the voltage is gone.
Evan says he plans to buy some calibration solution to adjust the setting on his new pH-meter.
Evan says he's got a couple of new tanks with more fish and live plants. We give Evan some hints and tips for his new aquariums to save time. Evan says he's up to 17 aquarium plus some fish bowls for baby fish. Evan says the fish hobby is "really fun", and he recommends aquariums, if you have the right equipment.
Segment Two. 
Taylor says he'd like know which types of Gouramis he can keep in his 20-gallon aquarium? Click here for more information about Honey Gouramis.
Brian asks if it will stress his female Molly to put her into the contraption called a Net Breeder. Click here for more information about Net Breeders.
Kathy from Ireland ask about how to ship her Goldfish from Ireland to the U.S. Tom says these fish need to be professionally packed before going into an airplane.
Jackie says she moving from California to Texas and wants to know if she can take her fish with her in her car?
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Brian and Kim say they see tiny worms on the glass of their aquarium, which has baby Angel Fish. Click here for information about Planaria.
Michael would like to add Ghost Shrimp, Neon Tetras, Albinus Plecostomus, and Live Plants to his 10-gallon aquarium.
Kenny from Random Lake, Wisconsin, calls and asks about a female Guppy is swimming with her tail down. Click here to read about the Recommended Treatment.
Segment Three. 
Francine, who lives in the U.K., says she has baby Goldfish in her pond and wants to know what to expect?
Christopher is wondering about adding Rosy Barbs to his 55-gallon aquarium, which now has some Tiger Barbs?
Long Finned Rosy Barb.   This picture shows a beautiful male Long Finned Rosy Barb that might be nipped on by Tiger Barbs, as discussed during this show.
Nevin talks about the Reverse Osmosis System, often called an R/O System, that he recently installed. Nevin says his Gold Barbs gained color as he increased the amount of R/O water in his aquariums.
Tom's friend, Ashutosh from India, wonders why his Black Mystery Snails are floating on the surface of the water in his aquarium?
Patrick says he has a 10-inch Oscar and a 18-inch Pleco in a 75-gallon, and the Oscar occasionally picks on the Pleco. So Patrick wonders if adding more fish would divert the Oscar's attention?
Laura has a 45-gallon aquarium with baby Mollies. But she also has lots of small annoying snails, and she wonders if a Yoyo Loach would eat the snails without bothering the baby Mollies?
James says he just got his son a Betta Fish, that flairs its gills, and James wonders why?
Kay loves her Guppies, and every time she changes water some of her Guppies die, even though she adds a water conditioner, and wonders why?
Segment Four. 
Salina from San Francisco, California, calls and says one of her two Koi is sitting on the bottom of here aquarium. Click here to read about the Signs of Stress and Disease including "Crashed on the Bottom". Click here to read about Aquarium Arithmetic, and learn how to calculate how much water your aquarium can hold. Click here to read about the Recommended Treatment for fish with Signs of Stress and Disease.
Barry has had an aquarium for about five months. He bought some Neons, then several died, and now the other fish are dying. Click here to read about Neon Tetras.
Dennis from Wisconsin calls and tells us about the American Cichlid Association convention that he attended in Cincinnati this year, including a 18" long Midas Cichlid that could swallow your arm. Dennis goes on to describe lots of interesting things that he saw at the convention.
Tom and Nevin hope Dennis will call again and tell us more about how he breeds his favorite African Cichlids.
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