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breeding nightmare by Stephen Provis
hi, I currently have a 5ft mbuna tank, established for about four years, the problem I have is they are prolifically breeding, most of the young are surviving as I have plenty of rock and I will occasionally fish them out and grow them on in the fish room until they are large enough for my local fs...
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December 23rd 11 05:29 AM
by blooggerr Go to last post
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African Cichlid Community Tank by Jamie
Need a bit of help... I would consider myself a well-versed ichthyologist. I have fully planted aquariums and have breed a wide variety of fish from egg layers to bubble nest builders, but never African Cichlid. I finally have the chance to make the switch, I have maintained them before, just never...
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March 21st 05 01:22 PM
by Deepseafisher Go to last post
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behavioral question... by [email protected]
We have a juvinille malawi cichlid born in our tank (species unknown) exhibiting some strange behavior. S/he stopped eating several days ago, has what appears to be a swollen jaw, and is now beginning to look emaciated. Otherwise, its behavior appears normal. I realize it may be difficult to...
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July 1st 11 12:51 AM
by markenejackson Go to last post
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Best cannister filter....? by Big Dummy
Eheim, Fluval, or some other brand? Which model? I've used power filters for two decades and primarily because my girlfriend hates the sound of running water am finally switching to a cannister filter. Problem is, while for example I know Aquaclear are the most reliable lowest maintenance power...
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June 9th 11 05:05 AM
by yanfeng Go to last post
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new tank by dave349
hi, this is my first post here, i think (may have posted one other on here before). anyways, so i have a birthday coming up next month and i'm looking to get a bigger aquarium than the 29g that i have now. I'm looking at getting a 55-72g, and originally i was thinking of getting balas and oscars,...
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July 1st 11 12:52 AM
by markenejackson Go to last post
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Murder in the Malawi Tank by Gill Passman
I came down this morning to find a dead Yellow Lab. I instantly thought it was the tattered beaten up one that I've been trying to catch and isolate for the past few days....but no...she is still swimming around and keeping out of trouble. It was a perfectly healthy (until this morning) Lab. It was...
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June 23rd 11 10:38 PM
by binyrogger Go to last post
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Cichlids and Neon Tetras by dp1
I am a new aquarium owner and was given 3 cichlids, just wondering if Neon Tetras are compatable
July 1st 11 12:50 AM
by markenejackson Go to last post
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Jack Dempsey color changes??????? by Cookie
I bought a Jack Dempsey cichlid from PetsMart last week. At the store, he was yellow with a black lateral line. When the lady netted him, his yellow changed to dark gray, and he got black bands on him. Looks just like a convict. I have had him for a week, and he still hasn't changed back to yellow....
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April 21st 04 10:33 PM
by Charlie Durand Go to last post
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How old is my baby oscar by Beano
Hi, Just wondering... If I got my baby oscar 4 weeks ago this sunday, and he was 2 inches then, and now he is 3 inches, then how old is he?
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June 23rd 11 10:37 PM
by binyrogger Go to last post
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rift lake buffer by battlelance
Ok, two questions for ya'll today: I found a recpie for rift lake buffer (the usual salt, epsom salt and baking soda), and calculated out how much I'd need per 5 gallons and worked it out into a number of doses for my 80gal tank. So, my questions a 1) I'm currently suffering from a freaking...
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February 19th 11 12:04 PM
by shanefosster Go to last post
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Electric blue - Sciaenochromis ahli vs Sciaenochromis fryeri by Jim Morcombe
I have been selling a few of my "Electric Blues" to a LFS for very little money. I tried another today and he looked at my fish and said they weren't electric blues. He noticed there were "dots" on the side of some and said they must be a hybrid with a peacock. He then showed me his Electric...
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December 30th 06 10:56 AM
by Steve Wolstenholme Go to last post
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Help me select my Pseudotropheus elongatus mpanga by tran_boraras
I'm would like to keep some of those, a seller can sell me some young specimens 4-6cm long. I don't want to keep more than 4 of these. What would be the right gender combination ? I intend to keep them with 5 L.caeruleus, 3 S.fryeri and 3 Aulonocaras and 3 protomelas taenoliatus Namalenje.
July 1st 11 12:52 AM
by markenejackson Go to last post
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Severum always laying eggs..?? by [email protected]
Hi all! I have a 55 gal community tank. A gold severum female and a male parrot fish have been breeding and layings eggs for months now. I know the eggs wont hatch but it is ok to just let them do this? They breed every week now..
October 6th 14 12:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Oscar is lying on bottom, shaking tail rhthymically, for a few days now by Sarotherodon
"WiseGuy" wrote in message ... Well I never heard a response from anyone... but whatever it was ... it has passed.. her appetite has returned and so has her activity. Spawning behavior ? On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 05:43:15...
October 21st 03 03:57 PM
by Mark Stone Go to last post
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Pump to empty and refill aquarium by Sly
Hi all, I bought a 77 gal(US) aquarium a while ago and the monthly water replacing is killing me! I would like to use a pump to empty and refill about 25% of the water. I have a drain pipe that I can tap into about 5 feet above the aquarium and the warm water bucket (that I fill up the previous...
October 11th 07 04:08 AM
by Stefan a.k.a. Sparky Go to last post
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LFS owners, please read..... by ~Vicki ~
I am so sorry to hear about your problem with your LFS. Danville is a small area tho and I guess it does not have the competition that Hampton Roads does for business. Around here there are so many pet shops that they even take each others coupons. Once yours starts loosing enough business they...
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August 24th 03 05:21 PM
by rmc Go to last post
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Using a linear air pump in a wet dry sump system for return... by The Madd Hatter
Ok, the title sucks.... I am working on my multiple tank system (6 tanks on a rack)... I just bought a Medo AC0602 Linear piston pump to run my sponge filters and everything else in 6 to 8 tanks that are between 14" to 18" in depth.. This pump is powerful enough that even if I ran 15-20 outlets at...
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May 27th 11 12:20 AM
by nelssoncraigg Go to last post
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Why are my convict cichlids eating their own eggs? by convict cichlid
My convict cichlids lay about 50 eggs a month but they end up eating all of them. How can i prevent them from eating their own babies. I feed them extra food when they have babies just so that they don't eat them,but it's not working. I always thought convict cichlids take very good care of their...
December 18th 05 10:04 PM
by Ed Paasch Go to last post
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Jack Dempsey (Fresh water or Salt water fish) by Ms. TNT
I added salt to my water. I was told at the store this would be good for my Jack. Is this a fresh water or a salt water fish? Should I remove the salt? I never had salt in it before.
September 24th 07 09:19 PM
by Fedor_DeGazz Go to last post
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Mirror in the fishtank by Big Dummy
I have been having problems with a hyper-territorial green terror in my 75 gal tank, he killed a gymnogeophageous meridonalis, a jaguar guapote, two plecostomus and a synuspillum, chewed up two severums and a red devil so badly they had to be removed, beaten up with no tails. Thing is, I like this...
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March 10th 11 07:01 PM
by rogerjackkson Go to last post
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