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[Long] A painful and valuable lesson learned... by Cichlidiot
No matter how easy you might think you're making it for your non-fish keeper roommate to look after your tank while you're gone, it won't work. This is the lesson I learned tonight as I returned home after only 4 days gone to a tank with completely green water, dead and dying fish everywhere,...
June 26th 03 09:42 PM
by Cichlidiot Go to last post
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your opinion what's the best cichlid ~ Oscars & uaru by Mark Stone
Mephistopheles wrote in message ... Darren, Not sure it is fair to put Oscars in this category (best cichlid). Oscars are big, demanding (ALWAYS want to be fed more), break things ...
June 30th 03 08:29 PM
by Mark Stone Go to last post
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"New" used tank by Robert MacCara
I have been given a tank by a friend that unfortunately used several harsh cleaning solutions trying to "clean" the tank without really knowing how to. CLR (Lime & Rust remover) was first used and then dish soap to try and clean the CLR residue. Does anybody have any ideas how I can clean the tank...
July 1st 03 05:25 AM
by Jim Brown Go to last post
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Oscar tankmates? by bol
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 19:00:04 +1000, "Loz" wrote: Hi all. I know this question comes up a lot, but I'm looking for suitable tankmates for oscars. I have a 6' x 2' x 18" tank. I would like another cichlid species in there, maybe jewel cichlids. My question is will either...
July 1st 03 06:28 AM
by bol Go to last post
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DIY Biological filter media by David Martin
How about plastic drinking straws, cut into short pieces with scissors? -- David Martin Web Developer Info Blue Mountains - Mountains of Blue Mountains Info http://info.mountains.net.au
July 1st 03 03:13 PM
by David Martin Go to last post
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Any thoughts on this filter for a 46 gal bow front tank? by RedForeman
or try this link.. http://tinyurl.com/fqrz Anything Eheim is good.... period... Anybody have experience with these filters? Ecco Canister Filter 2233 (Eheim)
July 1st 03 05:50 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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Fish Disease & Treatment by rmc
Any opinions on which book(s) would be the best reference for keeping in the fish room or LFS? -- Mark http://www.cichliddomain.com
July 1st 03 07:50 PM
by rmc Go to last post
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Bala Shark Problems by Jen
Hi! I have to bala sharks that I've had for about a year now. I also had two black mollies, but after they died, the two sharks started chewing on each other's fins. I got some other fish (an angle and a red tailed shark) hoping that it would calm them down, and they were okay for awhile, but now...
July 2nd 03 06:35 AM
by Jeremy Carroll Go to last post
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W A Y Off Topic by Micheal Pelt
This is surely not the appropriate newsgroup for this question, but... I've noticed several people posting to the group live in/near Indianapolis. My family and I will be moving to Indianapolis at the end of July, early August. We will most likely be living in one of the eastern suburbs...
July 2nd 03 01:18 PM
by bengrimm99 Go to last post
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Red Devil ? by saminorc
Do fish yawn ? or Do Red Devils Yawn ? My RD from time to time throughout the day opens his BIG mouth, usually all the way open, sort of like the way we humans yawn, I know fish get tired like the rest of us but is he yawning or possibly just stretching his BIG mouth and jaw ? Also, when we...
July 2nd 03 01:56 PM
by Jim Brown Go to last post
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My Thermometer broke in my pond! by Dan J.S.
"The Madd Hatter" wrote in message ... I just had my thermometer break in my pond! around 25% of themercury fell into the water... Is this dangerous? mercury poisoning is WAY over rated. I really would not worry about...
July 3rd 03 01:05 PM
by J Collins Go to last post
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Which plants for Discus tank ? by KEITH JENNINGS
I am getting some Discus fish in a few days, and I'm adding them to my planted South-American tank. I will need to raise the temp to 84-6 F for the Discus. Which plants do well at 84 F or higher ? I have these plants in the tank now : Hygrophila species North American water lilly ( species ? )
July 3rd 03 01:10 PM
by KEITH JENNINGS Go to last post
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Inbreeding Yellow Labs by Mort
"Jim Brown" wrote in message ... What you do with the inbred fish is ultimately your decision. If you have problems destroying them, then keep them for your own satisfaction. A very real problem is that if you pass any...
July 3rd 03 02:36 PM
by Jaroslav Vopalensky Go to last post
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Brightening up convicts by Jim Brown
The colour may become better as they age and mature. But what do you have to lose by trying other foods? It seems to be working for other fish, and a single item diet is never a good idea in long range maintenance. Jim Wellman wrote in...
July 3rd 03 02:40 PM
by Jaroslav Vopalensky Go to last post
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how long before severum eggs hatch? by rmc
"Ukyou Kuonji" wrote in message ... my severums spawned about 5 days ago and 2 days ago they seemed to have moved the eggs elsewhere, out of my sight. the couple still is very territorial about the spot, they dug a...
July 5th 03 03:58 PM
by Ukyou Kuonji Go to last post
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Happy 5th Birthday alt.aquaria.oscars! by Mark Stone
alt.aquaria.oscars was created on the fourth of July 1998 as a cordial split off of the (then) quite busy rec.aquaria.freshwater.cichlids. It was created as a forum for The OSCAR Study Page (see link below). Although a rather quiet forum, it has been very informative and has produced many lively...
July 6th 03 06:41 AM
by bassett Go to last post
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Blue Jack Dempsey by Jim Brown
I don't think the colour is sex linked as it is in other fish and animals. Blue male JD to normal female JD produced mix of normal males and females. Didn't get chance to cross blue father to daughters. Brother/sister matings produced mixed percentages of blues and normals. Fry of this crossing...
July 6th 03 03:23 PM
by Jim Brown Go to last post
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African Cichlids by Nathan Alan Reeks
Anyone want to start making contact with another african cichlid owner. i have, in a 3" x 15' x 18' tank, 2 johanni, 3 lombardoi, 2 fulleborni, 2 red empresses, and 2 red top black belts.
July 7th 03 11:38 AM
by Nathan Alan Reeks Go to last post
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paint for use in tank by ka1ifq {Michael Martell}
Is there any type of paint that is safe for use in an aquarium? I had heard that acrylic paints could be used, but do you need a sealer over them. Thanks Mike
July 7th 03 03:16 PM
by SG Go to last post
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underwater small coloured spotlights by Andre D
Does anyone use these in their tank for colourful displays at night when the main lights turn off?
July 7th 03 11:25 PM
by RADGTO Go to last post
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