Changing Water in Pumilio Film Canister? - Dendroboard
Dendroboard

Go Back   Dendroboard > Dart Frogs > Breeding, Eggs & Tadpoles
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read Advertise

Support Our Sponsors
No Threads to Display.

facebook

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-22-2006, 10:53 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 15
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Changing Water in Pumilio Film Canister?

I have a pumilio tad being parent raised in a black film canister. Do I need to change the water in the film canister. There seems to be some debris on the bottom of the canister. Many thanks for any help.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-23-2006, 12:12 AM
elmoisfive's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Posts: 4,324
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Default

No water changes are necessary other than topping off any evaporated water over time. That crud in the bottom will not cause a problem.

Bill
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 12-26-2006, 10:07 PM
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 379
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I have noticed if you overfill the canisters every couple of days to change out some of the water the froglets develop bigger and healthier.

I use a pump spayer with low pressure to go thru the tanks and overfill the broms and canisters manually every few days and I make sure the misting system overfills them on a regular basis also.
Reply With Quote
 
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 12-30-2006, 02:33 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 5,684
Thanks: 1
Thanked 104 Times in 69 Posts
Default

I double what paul says. All water holding canisters and plants get flushed minimum once a week. This is basically spraying the plant until it overflows, and keep it overflowing for 30 seconds to a minute.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
film canister stinkysab General Discussion 18 08-21-2008 05:52 PM
Film Canister David Beginner Discussion 3 07-31-2008 09:59 PM
Pumilio Tad in Film Canister and DROWNING FLIES anthonylepore Breeding, Eggs & Tadpoles 8 12-19-2006 11:51 PM
film canister/cups amphibianfreak Parts & Construction 1 10-22-2004 03:55 AM
Film canister sources? Arklier Parts & Construction 14 07-05-2004 09:28 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.