Today, 06:22 AM
No offense intended, I've just seen so many posts on various forums from people complaining about auratus. Most often one that reached maturity and...
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Yesterday, 07:41 AM
If you're keeping them in a 55 make sure there's loads of rocks and caves for cover. The thing about auratus is the size of the territory they claim,...
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Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Not sure about the max size, but they are (somewhat) less aggressive than the regular breed. However, they are still a cichlid, and may not play well...
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12-03-2013, 06:54 AM
No worries, they should all be fine that long w/out being fed. Less than a week isn't going to leave any of them in danger of starvation before you...
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12-01-2013, 09:33 AM
Awesome setup for a river tank, puts the smaller setups with powerheads and pvc to create a linear flow to shame. Add a chiller and you could keep...
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12-01-2013, 09:24 AM
I'm feeling sorry for the lone silver dollar. They're social/schooling fish, and really need other silver dollars (species doesn't matter, just same...
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12-01-2013, 08:56 AM
Bristlenose, green dragon or otherwise, are probably the most adaptable since they've basically been bred in aquariums so long they're pretty well...
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11-30-2013, 07:01 AM
Given those water conditions and tank size, I'd stock African cichlids and forget the r/o filter. It would remove just about everything from the...
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11-28-2013, 08:21 AM
A 55 limits your stocking options to smaller/less aggressive species, not enough space for most peacocks and probably half the mbuna. Bumblebee,...
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11-26-2013, 07:06 AM
MTS would withstand the cichlids and are harmless to plants. Any sort of shrimp or crayfish would be eaten sooner or later, even the toughest of them...
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11-26-2013, 06:59 AM
The shrimp should be safe if they're good-sized, but crayfish would likely eat the micro crabs.
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11-26-2013, 06:55 AM
I'd recommend moving out the Cory cats, yoyo's are more active and competitive at feeding time.
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11-26-2013, 06:46 AM
If you want the least expensive option look for Black Diamond or Black Beauty blasting grit. It's actually coal slag, looks and acts like black sand...
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11-24-2013, 02:24 AM
Fish can usually breed throughout their lives, larger females produce more eggs than smaller ones. As for sensitivity to water conditions, some...
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11-24-2013, 02:19 AM
A single female convict should be safe enough to mix with a krib in a 20.
One of the worst things about convicts is their reproduction rate coupled...
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11-24-2013, 02:10 AM
Don't worry about sexing them, they'll sort themselves out and pair off when they're mature enough. Severums are quite slow-growing fish, so it may...
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11-19-2013, 06:20 AM
IME L144 are generally much slower-growing than the other color varieties of the common BN. I now have 2 different lines of super red, got breeding...
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11-06-2013, 09:33 AM
Sad news indeed, but at least he passed in his sleep. He will certainly be remembered and missed.
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