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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By Noahma
I am with you on the rainbows. You can get just...

I am with you on the rainbows. You can get just about any size, shape color etc.

Take a look below lol. Some are not available in the US, some are not available in the hobby etc.
Source...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Noahma
I would say none is the answer. they will...

I would say none is the answer. they will actively search out each others eggs if given the chance. If you are able to sneak a 10 gal. in to do some rearing its pretty fun. Bosmani fry are VERY slow...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Noahma
If they are flashing and chasing there are...

If they are flashing and chasing there are certainly eggs somewhere in the tank. Sit and watch them for a while and see if you can catch them in the act. The female will go down into the grassy...
Forum: Fish 12-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Noahma
they are def. not m.praecox they are Bedotia...

they are def. not m.praecox they are Bedotia geayi a MUCH larger specie of bow.
Forum: Fish 12-16-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Noahma
First, are they the only specie of rainbow fish...

First, are they the only specie of rainbow fish in the tank? If not DO NOT COLLECT EGGS FROM THE TANK. Ranbowfish species will cross breed, which is a big no no in the rainbow fish circle. So many...
Forum: Algae 12-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Noahma
100% sure it is not riccia. The wood came from...

100% sure it is not riccia. The wood came from the supplier, and had never been submerged. The stuff grew after about two weeks of being in the tank submerged. My best guess is that it is indeed...
Forum: Fish 11-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Noahma
Which is why I recommended going to...

Which is why I recommended going to Rainbow-fish.org to verify any information they receive with the experts in rainbows. Gary Lange, heiko behler and Adrian Tappin frequent the forums, and I frankly...
Forum: Fish 11-28-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Noahma
That's not a hillstream loach, they have a...

That's not a hillstream loach, they have a completely different body shape.

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=hillstream+loach&qpvt=HILLSTREAM+LOACH&FORM=IGRE
Forum: Fish 11-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Noahma
It won't work quite that well with rainbows our...

It won't work quite that well with rainbows our blue eyes, their eggs have a sticky element that grabs on to anything. A spawn mop is the best option for these guys, grab it and move it to another...
Forum: Fish 11-27-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Noahma
grab a spare 10 gal, collect and hatch :)

grab a spare 10 gal, collect and hatch :)
Forum: Fish 11-27-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Noahma
not exactly, for part of the year they live in...

not exactly, for part of the year they live in full fresh water. Might be worth heading over to rainbow-fish.org and asking if anyone has successfully kept them in full fresh since they do spend...
Forum: Fish 11-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,397
Posted By Noahma
no need to freeze. I use a gallon of...

no need to freeze.

I use a gallon of water and 3 drops to clove oil emulsified in a cup of water. Once the fish starts to get listless (about 5-10 min.) After that, I emulsify three more...
Forum: Algae 11-24-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Noahma
100% positive that the stuff is NOT java moss. ...

100% positive that the stuff is NOT java moss. The wood came straight from the stock pile of wood, and had not been in an aquarium before this. The shape is also different, more like a web or net...
Forum: Algae 11-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Noahma
They did not add it to the tank though, it kinda...

They did not add it to the tank though, it kinda grew on the wood they had from a vendor.



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Forum: Algae 11-23-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Noahma
what is this? kinda cool

I was at my LFS today and they had a very strange plant growing in the display tank they set up a couple months ago. I asked what the plant was thinking it was Riccia. He said that after they got...
Forum: Fish 11-21-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By Noahma
wow, now that's a deal!!! They could go for as...

wow, now that's a deal!!!
They could go for as little as 9 each, but more regularly 15.99 around here lol
Forum: Fish 11-21-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By Noahma
there might be some of that in there somewhere....

there might be some of that in there somewhere. Like others and I have said it quite possibly is a splendida member. Unfortunately the Florida rainbows are most likely hybrids. The splendida group...
Forum: Fish 11-20-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By Noahma
The rainbow looks like there is potential that it...

The rainbow looks like there is potential that it is a m.maccullochi 'skull creek'

Fairly similar coloring and shape. The other one it may be is one of the m.splendidia groups.

you...
Forum: Fish 11-20-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Noahma
bosmani get the same size..... ...

bosmani get the same size.....

http://rainbowfish.angfaqld.org.au/Melano.htm

Here is a good catalogue of known rainbow species (not containing the 4 they found last year)

The...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Noahma
I would not get just one female. I would get at a...

I would not get just one female. I would get at a min. 3 to be on a 1:1 ratio. If you put just one in there they will pester her relentless, and she might die of stress.
Forum: Fish 11-12-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Noahma
With a tank that size, I doubt ammonia from a few...

With a tank that size, I doubt ammonia from a few fish would build up in a 125 that quick to cause problems. Rainbows as well are pretty hardy fish. there might be another problem, what are the...
Forum: Fish 11-11-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Noahma
They really are not that hard to breed. If they...

They really are not that hard to breed. If they are the only rainbows in the tank you can go egg collecting. If there are other species of bow in the tank (they will hybridize) I would remove the...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-10-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 30,330
Posted By Noahma
I usually do a few days, or until I see eggs in...

I usually do a few days, or until I see eggs in the mop. I usually just plop them in, let them be for a few days. I know with better quality foods I could probably get a bigger egg yield, but so...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-08-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 30,330
Posted By Noahma
Quick update, no pictures yet. ...

Quick update, no pictures yet.

Herberaxelrodi are returning to the tank lol. I was lucky enough to be given a spawn mop from his herbies last week. They are starting to hatch!!! So as soon as...
Forum: Fish 10-23-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By Noahma
They are a rainbow species. You have ...

They are a rainbow species.
You have
Chilatherina
Glossolepis
Melanotaenia (largest group of rainbows)
Rhadioncentrus
kiunga
pseudomugil
and a few odd balls that all share genetics...
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