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10-07-2012 04:57 PM
rodcuda I was not sure how much the Turface controlled the ph.
10-07-2012 04:53 PM
wicca27 mine are not breeding to well right now but we have also had a cold front move in and i noticed last fall when it starts getting cold out mine dont breed as much. i have central ac and heat but something about the outside temps keeps them from breeding
10-07-2012 04:32 PM
pinoyghost2 I have central air and its always at that temp all year round.
you can use Turface that's the same stuff! It does keep PH down, but not low enough for Taiwans...you have to layer Peat moss between. I just did this in my newly setup plant tank and the PH is now below 6, KH 1-2
perfect for Taiwans to breed in...so I will be moving a few of them over to this tank, see if I can't get them to breed.


Heck everyone else is doing it...even my big Apple Snails...just laid a huge amount of eggs in my 125 gallon goldfish tank! Has to be 4 inch long.
10-07-2012 04:24 PM
rodcuda Where did you get the clay soil? Does it reduce the ph? Do you keep your house that cold or are you using a fan to keep the temp down?
10-07-2012 01:08 PM
pinoyghost2 setup is 3ft long tank, clay soil, dragon lace rocks, moss, java ferns, 3 sponge filters, cholla wood. PH is 7.2 and temp is 72F. KH is 3-4

Red and Tangerine Tigers breeding now, OEBTs breeding too, and now Pinto Tibee berried.
10-07-2012 12:00 AM
rodcuda What is the setup on your Tiger tank? What are you using for substrate? and what is the ph?
10-06-2012 11:54 PM
pinoyghost2 Interesting today I see my Crown Mosura baby (1 so far that I can find) and its black and white Now there were NO CBS in the Taiwan tank when I had her in there (where she got berried) but in that tank was black and white Mischling, BTOE, and BKK....sooo now I have to try to figure out if this little one is a Panda, or a Mischling?
10-05-2012 01:57 AM
wicca27 mine refuse to berry the last month or so even with water changes and molts ive thought about getting another 1 or 2 to see if that would help
10-05-2012 01:21 AM
SpecGrrl
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thanks all...it may have been something I did! oooohhhnooo....I dosed the tank with Eros, thinking that would help her get rebred as I put my deep blue BB male in the tank with her. May have got a little carried away with it (being a small tank 2.5 gallon) didn't do a water change either, and you know these Taiwan's are finicky about change.....might have been a little too much
Death by aphrodisiac!

Nooooooooooooooo!
10-05-2012 01:19 AM
pinoyghost2 thanks all...it may have been something I did! oooohhhnooo....I dosed the tank with Eros, thinking that would help her get rebred as I put my deep blue BB male in the tank with her. May have got a little carried away with it (being a small tank 2.5 gallon) didn't do a water change either, and you know these Taiwan's are finicky about change.....might have been a little too much
10-05-2012 01:03 AM
SpecGrrl She looks lovely!

Condolences on your loss. I'm glad you have babies to comfort you.
10-05-2012 12:51 AM
acitydweller Youve had some awesome success lately with breeding. sorry to hear about the molt...
10-05-2012 12:02 AM
rodcuda Sorry to hear about the loss.
10-04-2012 11:58 PM
Bluek24a4 Congrats. Out of curiosity may I ask what your parameters are?
10-04-2012 11:58 PM
pinoyghost2 Yeah Im a little downed out today, just lost my lovely BB female...bad molt She just dropped babies in my tank, and from what I can see of them (hiding all over) they are red/red white looking. Im thinking one of the Red Mischlings might have gotten her...time will tell.

I just found this Red Tiger gal in my other tank, so thought I'd cheer myself up by posting her picture...thanks.
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