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08-08-2010, 07:08 PM #1
saying hello again
dont know if any of you remeber me.
Well lots has happened and Ive been a bit quiet on the fish front. Until now (well nowish lol)
My community tank still does well and my guppies are going great.
My upstairs tank, got a bit negleted with veiwings, as dh works nights so often had the lights off during the day, so we made the decision to transfer the neons and bristlenoses into the main community tank and the tank was put in the garage for selling..........
Until 6 weeks ago, when we talked about setting it up in the lininvg room, set it up and have cycled it, no idea of what to go into (had left it bare bottom so could decide) until I read this months practical fish keeping which had an article, by one of our local fish showers, on breeding guppies. Went to my LFS where he sells on some of his extras from breeding cycles, and brought a pair of red blonde guppies, so they are in the 60L tank to hopefully mate and drop fry, then I will selective breed. I laso brought some nice males (who are in the main tank at the mo) who have very long dorsal fins so hoping to breed from them, they have black tails, so hoping to get a moscow female at sometime and try and breed an all blue/black guppy.
My MArine tank is starting its recovery, we had a system failure, the pump blew up. (sat hard a bang and smoke in the water) since then, we have lost all the corals and the snails. I also lost my clown fish. Blenny and the cardinals still ok as are the hermits. So on advice I am just running testing and leaving as they tank recovers then I will slowly restock. I have just started to get signs of life back on the live rock yeah.
So thats me, will upload some pics of the new guppies at somepoint
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Tank 2, 60L 2ft tank, Pair of blonde red guppies (guppy mating breeding project)
Tank 3 Nano Reef in recovery 23ishg 1 Cardinal 1 twotoned blenny
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08-08-2010, 07:29 PM #2
08-08-2010, 08:20 PM #3
Nice to hear from you again! Sorry about the marine tank.55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed
08-08-2010, 08:49 PM #4
Welcome back!Ray Your Freindly Neighborhood,Fully Mod-ified, Self-appointed Pic Hound!! Need pics!!!
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08-08-2010, 10:11 PM #5
Hello and welcome back!55 gallon - goldfish tank - 1 black moor (Teppic); 1 black & gold telescope eye (Angua); 1 panda butterfly tail (Twoflower)
40 gallon - planted SE asian biotope - 12 harlequin rasbora (10 more in QT)
5 gallon cube - currently empty; planned planted cherry shrimp setup
08-08-2010, 10:50 PM #6
Hi BBC, nice to see you are back!
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08-08-2010, 10:52 PM #7
Good to see you, BBC!Originally Posted by i_am_511
08-09-2010, 09:48 AM #8
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