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  1. #31

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    Very cool. Yes they are a bold fish, they bit me hundreds of times, thank goodness they can't actually do any damage lol.
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

  2. #32

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    Jeeeeeeeennnnnn!

    Where are the PICS!?!

  3. #33

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    Coming this evening...letting them settle in before I drag the camera out on the poor little guys
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  4. #34

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    Shell dwellers are still doing very well! I did loose the smallest of the 4 about 2 days after arrival...I chalk it up to stress of shipping and the 2 largest pestering him/her to death. I did a major tank re-scape today...added a load more rock and got it scaped well enough to add rock dwellers now. I will also be adding 3 more gold ocellatus as well. I am going to hook a HOB up as I am not getting much surface movement with the placement of the Fluval return.
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  5. #35

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    I am debating at this point to go with the following:

    1 Julidochromis ornatus
    1 Altolamprologus calvus "inkfin"
    1 Neolamprologus leleupi
    5-6 Lamprologus ocellatus "gold"

    This would eliminate any possible spawning aggression, and the J.ornatus is not that much larger than the previously planned J.transcriptus. All of the fish will be purchased at 1" body size...and this is a grow out tank essentially so I am not terribly worried about anything until later this year/early next year. I can easily upgrade to a 3ft tank when the time comes.

    Do those of you more familiar with Tangs. think this is madness or should work decently?
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  6. #36

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    I think you might struggle to keep your shellies from killing each other in those numbers and the leleupi might be a pain.

  7. #37

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    The leleupi is kind of the wild card fish. I have read if kept solo they are usually pretty peaceful(for a tang) in community setups?
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  8. #38

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    Yep, my single Leleupi was a kitten. As long as the other fish didn't go into his cave he didn't bother anyone. He would defend his cave to the death though.

    Glad to hear the occies are doing good, sorry you lost the smallest girl, she was always one of the smaller ones and never ate as much, like you said the journey was probably too much.

    I was just at the bluegrass farm last week picking up some Malawi's, you'll love anything you get from them they really are a great group of people.
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

  9. #39

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    Unfortunately they are out of the gold occelatus now. I am considering Atlantis(www.cichlids.net) or Wet Spot(www.wetspottropicalfish.com). Both have all of the fish I am in need of...I may have to go with a black zambian calvus instead of the inkfin tho.

    Still looking around to see if I can get all of my preferences from one resource.

    How slow did your leleupi and julies grow? I know it would take the 1" calvus quite a number of years to obtain adult size.
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  10. #40

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    Wetspot is fantastic. I have ordered from the sales rep there via email and he was great and the fish where super healthy. Be aware the shipping was like $60 though, I also had to use paypal, but I suppose you could use a cc if you called them.

    As for growing, the calvus wont be an adult for 4+ years, they grow so slow. All tangs tend to grow on the slower side. My leluepi was pretty mature when I got him but the Julies where young. Id say they added maybe an inch a year at the absolute most.
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

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