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On Sunday by RedForeman
It is with heavy heart and blurry eyes, that I inform you, Nicholas passed away.... Mother and Father returned home... which could prove to be the hardest part for them.... I don't know what else to say, besides thanks guys... you ALL helped.... it will not go unreturned... -- RedForeman
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February 20th 04 01:29 AM
by Tedd Jacobs 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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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 01:04 PM
by shanefosster Go to last post
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flower Horn fish by agnusDei666
hello just interrested to get in touch with ppls who possess cichlasoma trimaculus ? or FlowerHorn fish? i started with this fish which i kew little about, if i have to admit! a cichlasoma trimaculus , it was only few inches long, and in two months the bugger is about 13 inches long,...
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September 16th 03 07:52 AM
by Racf 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 08:01 PM
by rogerjackkson Go to last post
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Skin Irritation by Jonathan Wood
Actually, my fish are not cichlids, they are local wild fish. I've got two tanks that are fully cycled with ammonia and nitrites safely under control. Nitrates are also within acceptable range. Besides the water being a little hard and some variations on alkalinity, everything is pretty well...
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April 30th 04 06:29 PM
by Jonathan Wood Go to last post
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Easy Water Changes by Pokey
I'm presently using a much easier way to do the weekly water changes in my tank. Instead of dealing with filling buckets of water I just use a garden hose siphon to take out about 50% of the water. Then I just connect the hose and add the water back in. I add a couple of capfuls of dechlorinator...
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January 7th 04 10:16 AM
by T Go to last post
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Punishment, solitary style. by D&M
I was at my local "experienced" lfs, inquiring about turning in one of my trouble makers, a Red Parrot cichlid. I was given a different alternative that I'd never heard of done to a fish before today, just wondering if anyone else has done it. When he is bad, catch him and lock him up is a...
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October 24th 03 03:20 AM
by myfullname Go to last post
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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 06:29 AM
by blooggerr Go to last post
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How do I have a brightly-lit tank without algae? by Alan Silver
Hello, I have a 220 litre (24" cube) Malawi cichlid tank (see http://fish.alansilver.co.uk/Mark3/Gallery/0402FirstFish/Default.asp?img= tank_040217_01.jpg for an out-of-date picture) that is suffering from a green algae problem. I'm fairly certain that the problem is caused by the amount and/or...
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May 16th 05 12:01 PM
by Alan Silver Go to last post
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Blueberry Oscars? by noname
My husband came home with what our LFS called a Blueberry Oscar Friday. It's about an inch and a half long and such a pretty blue. After watching it for awhile I googled on it to see what I could find out. (it stays around the top of the tank near the air bubbles and acts like it's uncomfortable...
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October 20th 03 08:14 PM
by Mark Stone Go to last post
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oscar food by Joe Blogs
Try these if you are in the UK. http://www.wcsaquatics.co.uk/storefront/Cichlidblk.htm They do a complete range of Oscar foods "sl" wrote in message ... i've tried 3-4 different brands of cichlid food, currently hikari
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April 30th 04 11:03 AM
by Limnophile Go to last post
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How big are your tank/s?? by Paul
and what do you have in it? just a quick survey.. I'll start.. 1 12g with 2 small kribs, 1 bolivian ram, 1 paradise fish. 1 125g that I am still setting up.. will have 20-25 africans.
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January 8th 04 01:49 AM
by AfricanCichlid Addict Go to last post
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KH Test Kit - really needed? by Richard Phillips
Hello, There is an article on www.oscarfish.com that advises a KH test kit is one of the important test kit to own (along with ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, pH). I was all set to buy one, but then I spotted some API pH Up (my pH tends to be on the lower side) and was thinking about buying this...
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March 9th 04 12:41 AM
by Richard Phillips Go to last post
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Low maintenance tanganykan aquarium by chip
Hi, my tank is only a 20 gallon size, and I have 5 tanganykan cichlids and 5 red crabs. I never changed the water, I never syphoon the bottom to clean it, because I don't feed them very often. I only add new tap water due to evaporation, but I cover all my holes, so the evaporation occurs very...
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February 12th 11 01:57 PM
by fentorydekson Go to last post
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yellow lab by Larry
I have a 26g now with two keyholes, a golden ram, a few serpae tetras, rasboras and one yellow. I had two but one died a few weeks ago. Most are juveniles. I'd like to get another lab for a "buddy". First of all do I need another one(not interested in breeding), or will this one be happy with...
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February 26th 05 01:22 AM
by Tommi Jensen Go to last post
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do snails ruin cichlid eggs? by Happy'Cam'per
MTS will eat fish eggs but only if they can get near them! I'm sure the Tanganyikans will be able to handle it. **So long, and thanks for all the fish!** "Zimm44" wrote in message ... Two of my three tanks are infested with a...
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October 22nd 04 11:07 PM
by Wes Forster Go to last post
21 1,595
Diatoms!!! (cross-posted) by SkyCatcher
Hi, I am troubled by difficult to remove diatoms (algae) in my lake Malawi setup. This is made worse by the fact that it is a big tank 6ft long 5ft deep and acrylic! Anyone any suggestions/tips on shifting these without scratching the acrylic? I'm currently using a Kent pro scraper/mop but the...
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February 24th 05 05:09 AM
by John > Go to last post
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Cichlids are KILLERS ! by Noah Body
I have never ever owned a single cichlid, but I bought two at the fish store because they were on sale. These fish have ripped the tails and dorsal fins off of my puffer fish, my Cory catfish and anything else in the tank. Before they kill everything in the tank, I removed them and put them in...
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February 5th 04 06:49 PM
by Mark Stone Go to last post
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Feeding oscar bugs by Beano
Hi, I like to leave a bit of the lid on my oscars tank open so some bugs can fall in during the night when the light is on. I also feed him any bugs that I find around the house. Are there any particular bugs that might be poisonous to an oscar?
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February 1st 11 06:06 PM
by silvrsteln Go to last post
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