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  • kaybee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    I've never dealt with Live Fish Direct (but they seem to have a great assortment of african cichlids). One thing I forgot to mention is the Mbamba is...
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    01-14-2018, 10:42 PM
    kaybee replied to a thread TDS test in Cycling
    Unfortunately, the TDS meter will give you a measurement (in parts per million) of the total dissolved solids in the water, but not the composition...
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    01-14-2018, 10:21 PM
    While I have never kept adult demasoni's in anything smaller than a 75gal, this author/article suggests that because they are dwarf cichlids they can...
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  • kaybee's Avatar
    01-14-2018, 07:44 PM
    Yeah, I think so too; especially since they are as prolific as any other mbuna species. They're a lot cheaper in the LFS.
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    01-14-2018, 07:31 PM
    Having kept Pseudotropheus demasoni ('Pombo Rocks') since 2005, Pseudotropheus demasoni do not exceed 4"; most are in the 3" range. I currently have...
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    01-13-2018, 03:49 AM
    kaybee replied to a thread size discrepancy in Malawi cichlids
    An old pic, but here's a rough size comparison of a matured pseudotropheus demasoni (fish on the left) adjacent to an an approximately 5"...
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    01-13-2018, 03:30 AM
    kaybee replied to a thread size discrepancy in Malawi cichlids
    3" is about right for Pseudotropheus demasoni ('Pombo Rocks'); some get a little bigger (3.5", maybe 4"), some a little smaller (I've got a colony of...
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    01-07-2018, 02:45 PM
    kaybee replied to a thread order in Fish Compatibility
    Maintaining a species tank isn't any better or worse than keeping a tank of multiple african cichlid species (in my 125gal mbuna tank I keep 5...
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    01-06-2018, 08:01 PM
    kaybee replied to a thread order in Fish Compatibility
    I couldn't find 'aqualive' anywhere, but if you meant liveaquaria (associated with fosters & smith), I see those cited sizes, but it's inaccurate in...
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    01-06-2018, 02:09 PM
    What where your phosphate levels at prior to the phosguard and what level were they brought down to? How low was your alkalinity and magnesium...
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    01-06-2018, 01:43 PM
    kaybee replied to a thread order in Fish Compatibility
    What size is the tank? What are your target numbers for each of these species, target total quantity of african cichlids and maturity of the...
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    12-28-2017, 10:40 PM
    Yeah, they can be like that...when I use to feed mysis shrimp to my corals, they'd get plundered by the hermits. In regards to corals, ...
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Aquarium 1:
65gal reef (SPS/LPS/Soft corals) w/1x Royal Gramma, 2 azure damsels, 5x 39w T5HO (Aquactinics TX5); Octopus HOB 800s; Dual Phosban Reactors
Aquarium 2:
180gal Multi-variant Frontosa tank (Burundi, Mpimbwe, Kigoma, Kipili, Kapampa). 2x Aquaclear 110; 2x Rena Filstar XP3 canisters). Sand substrate.
Aquarium 3:
125gal mbuna/tropheus tank ; 2x Aquaclear 110s, 1x Rena Filstar XP3. Sand substrate.
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Rest of Your Aquariums:
Saltwater tanks (75gal, 45gal, 20gal). Mostly fish-only. Freshwater tanks (75gal, 55gal, 10gal). Most african cichlid grow out tanks, and 1 betta tank
Fish I have bred:
Red zebras, Yellow labs, Pseudotropheus demasoni, Metriaclima msobo, Metriaclima sp. zebra 'Chilumba', Pseudotropheus socolofi.
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2 french bulldogs, 1 english bulldog

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  1. Merry Christmas Kaybee

  2. Thanks for the IDs

  3. Merry X-mass

  4. Thanks & Happy New Year to you too!

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  7. Ditto! Congrats!

  8. Great pic bud, congrats!

  9. Congradulations!

  10. Congratulations on your awards

  11. Congrats on CPOTM!

  12. Congratulations on CPOTM winner

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  14. Thanks for all your help

  15. Great info about the alveopora, thanks!

  16. for being so helpful!

  17. Congratulations on your award

  18. Thanks for all that information... I have my work cut out for me... LOL

  19. Congrats on a superb pic!

  20. Congratulations on your award.

  21. Always around with the correct ID, Thank You

  22. For your great answer re cichlids! Thanks!

  23. thank you, and merry xmas to you too

  24. Merry Christmas mate.

  25. Happy Holidays

  26. Excellent puffer advice.

  27. For the million fish man

  28. Thanks!

  29. All the saltwater help!

  30. for a fellow front lover