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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Noahma
They don't like bright light, and try to stay in...

They don't like bright light, and try to stay in your shadow lol I am just glad we don't have ones the size they do in Iraq (dinner plate sized) google an image of a sun spider lol it will make the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Noahma
Black widows.... I really hate those things. ...

Black widows.... I really hate those things. Luckily they are not that bad, and don't go running across your living room floor lol. We have sun spiders aka camel spiders here in Colorado. They are...
Forum: Fish 07-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Noahma
I agree with a rainbow tank. I would leave the...

I agree with a rainbow tank. I would leave the furcata off the list though they are nippy little things and would cause problems with the bigger bows.

Check out...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,768
Posted By Noahma
Thanks. I generally let the plants do what they...

Thanks. I generally let the plants do what they are going to do, and do some minor shape control with each trim. The fish seem to like it that way lol.




That's funny! I have not had any...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Noahma
I personally would not do it. Bows tend to come...

I personally would not do it. Bows tend to come from harder water sources (although they do vary through the year) and Angles are from soft waters. Some species of bow can get pretty nippy as well,...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-15-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,768
Posted By Noahma
Well, the earliest we are able to list our house...

Well, the earliest we are able to list our house and sell for a bigger place is next spring, our current place needs a bunch of work to get the price we want for it. After we do move, then it will...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-13-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,768
Posted By Noahma
Alrighty, now is better than never lol. did my...

Alrighty, now is better than never lol. did my weekly water change yesterday and took some pics today. Tank is doing well. I still have GDA and some brown hair algae problems, but I wil get them...
Forum: Fish 07-10-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Noahma
There are 60+ species of Rainbowfish, there is...

There are 60+ species of Rainbowfish, there is something very colorful out there for you in the group. Check out m.herbertaxelrodi, m.kamaka, m.nigrans (hard to find) m.pygmeya etc. Most medium and...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-07-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Noahma
I was going to say the same thing, the line in...

I was going to say the same thing, the line in the current background is an eye catcher.

Try a lighter colored background, it might help to add a feeling of depth.
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Noahma
My last apisto's caused an extinction event on...

My last apisto's caused an extinction event on the scale of the dinosaurs when I introduced them to a tank with some "left over" cherry shrimp years ago.
Forum: Plants 06-28-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Noahma
your missing all of your macro fertz....

your missing all of your macro fertz. Comprehensive is only trace. KN03 and Kh2p04 is what your missing.
Forum: Fish 06-27-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Noahma
It depends on the specie. My m.nigrans stick...

It depends on the specie. My m.nigrans stick together about 90% of the time. Not your common bow though.
Forum: Fish 06-27-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Noahma
Well, you can get pygmeya at your LFS for 25-30...

Well, you can get pygmeya at your LFS for 25-30 per fish, or 5-10 from a private breeder, or you can raise them yourself and grab a mop for 50.00 with at least 100 eggs. I usually go for the private...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Noahma
Not to mention there are MANY great breeders...

Not to mention there are MANY great breeders around breeding bows you will NEVER find in stores.
Forum: Fish 06-26-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
Check rainbowfish.org. I know a few are breeding...

Check rainbowfish.org. I know a few are breeding them. The orange tailed ones apparently has a very low yield with viable eggs. It is on my very short list when I am able to upgrade my tank to a...
Forum: Fish 06-25-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
Of the Medium bows, m.herbertaxelrodi are...

Of the Medium bows,

m.herbertaxelrodi are my favorite, they are a more common specie, but very nice coloration.

m.kamaka are a very nice fish as well, silvery body with hues of purple and...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
www.rainbow-fish.org...

www.rainbow-fish.org (http://www.rainbow-fish.org) is a good resource for bows. There have been a couple selective bred rainbows out there, but with 60+ species of rainbow fish, and of ALL colors...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
lineage age as in being able to trace your fish...

lineage age as in being able to trace your fish back to the original collector such as Gary Lange or Heiko Bhleir etc. The bows you get from breeders that have a lineage put the fish store bows to...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
Really not a problem with Bosmani, the Males will...

Really not a problem with Bosmani, the Males will have a light blue front body, and orange / yellow tail. Females are a yellowish green. They do not look anything alike.



Sent from my MS-7751...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Noahma
I have heard Thewetspot has some good bows. If...

I have heard Thewetspot has some good bows. If you are looking say on Aquabid, the seller named Rainbowfish or Taoyea (not sure if he is too active in the hobby anymore) are great breeders,...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
Don't feel like a dummy. The 25.00 is a little...

Don't feel like a dummy. The 25.00 is a little steep, but bows especially bosmani require a decent investment to bring them to a point where they are starting to get color. They grow SLOW!!! an if...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 780
Posted By Noahma
I would not do Gertrude's in a little tank as...

I would not do Gertrude's in a little tank as they are seriously active fish. They also get nippy in small groups. I would not go any less than a 10g for a group of them.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-23-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,768
Posted By Noahma
Quick update before bed. I will take...

Quick update before bed.

I will take some pictures tomorrow and post tem later on.

Tank is doing ok, I lost all of my stems of ludwigia 'cuba' which is the first time my larger tank...
Forum: Fish 06-23-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Noahma
Ember tetras, Ruby Tetras, and Green Neons are...

Ember tetras, Ruby Tetras, and Green Neons are very nice little nano fish that you could keep quite a few of in the tank. The Green neons are like little blue lights lol I can see mine from about 20...
Forum: Fish 06-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By Noahma
Looks like you lucked out :) usually the fish...

Looks like you lucked out :) usually the fish store brand of rainbow are not near as colorful as the ones you can get with known genetic lines from good breeders. The ones you got seem to have good...
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