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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Laetacara curviceps, dorsigera & araguaiae are...

Laetacara curviceps, dorsigera & araguaiae are open spawners like rams, & like rams both parents care for eggs & fry.
Forum: Fish 07-26-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Pelvicachromis taeniatus males max out at around...

Pelvicachromis taeniatus males max out at around 3", an inch shorter than P. pulcher, & most morphs are stunning. I had no problems breeding the Loukundje form in my super soft NYC tapwater, but the...
Forum: Fish 07-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Mr. Limpet
What species of killie?

What species of killie?
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Blancmange.

Blancmange.
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Store bought dwarf gouramis are usually infected...

Store bought dwarf gouramis are usually infected with dwarf gourami iridovirus & tend to die horrible drawn-out deaths. Honey gouramis, on the other hand, are perfect for smaller tanks & aren't prone...
Forum: Fish 06-24-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Wink Put the lime in it.

Put the lime in it.
Forum: Fish 06-20-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I've kept & bred Badis badis in a 5.5; a 16g is...

I've kept & bred Badis badis in a 5.5; a 16g is more than roomy enough. And yes, I mean the blue badis, not the tiny scarlet gem.
Forum: Fish 06-11-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I once kept & bred Nannacara anomala & Laetacara...

I once kept & bred Nannacara anomala & Laetacara curviceps together in a 30g community tank. There wasn't any conflict because the Laetacara are open spawners & the Nannacara are (usually) cave...
Forum: Fish 06-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Wild caught or wild type? I've kept captive bred...

Wild caught or wild type? I've kept captive bred Betta unimaculata & B. smargdina & both species took standard foods i.e. flake, pellets, frozen brine & live blackworms.
Forum: Fish 06-07-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Girardinus metallicus is a great little wild-type...

Girardinus metallicus is a great little wild-type livebearer, & if you load up the tank with Java moss & floating watersprite quite a few young will manage to grow up alongside their parents. In a...
Forum: Fish 06-06-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Soft & acidic or hard and alkaline?

Soft & acidic or hard and alkaline?
Forum: Fish 05-29-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Bred E. lucanusi & P. taeniatus Lokundje in NYC...

Bred E. lucanusi & P. taeniatus Lokundje in NYC tapwater, which is very soft. My pair of taeniatus Dehane, however, have been constantly courting for months but so far no fry. I also have a male...
Forum: Fish 05-28-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Mr. Limpet
The Moliwe form of Pelvicachromis taeniatus can...

The Moliwe form of Pelvicachromis taeniatus can be kept & bred in harder & more alkaline water than other morphs. Enigamtochromis lucanusi can be kept at a pH of 7.0 but needs soft water to breed. If...
Forum: Fish 05-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Looks like a very stressed Nannacara anomala.

Looks like a very stressed Nannacara anomala.
Forum: Fish 05-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I think the black emperors are just a line bred...

I think the black emperors are just a line bred color variety of Nematobrycon palmeri. The males have blue eyes & the females green, just like normal N. palmeri. Rainbow emperor tetra (N. lacortei)...
Forum: Fish 05-16-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Those are definitely dorsigera. A lot of shops,...

Those are definitely dorsigera. A lot of shops, Petco to name one, sell dorsigera as curviceps.
Forum: Fish 05-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By Mr. Limpet
My Laetacara - curviceps & araguaiae - I've never...

My Laetacara - curviceps & araguaiae - I've never kept dorsigera - always spawned for me after a large feeding of worms; black, white or grindal. Tubifex kill!
Forum: Fish 05-14-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Apistodave on Aquabid.

Apistodave on Aquabid.
Forum: Fish 05-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Swordtails, like most livebearers, do best in...

Swordtails, like most livebearers, do best in hard, alkaline water. My swords usually faded away after a few months until I realized it was my soft tap water that was killing them.
Forum: Fish 05-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 499
Posted By Mr. Limpet
You can occasionally find other species of...

You can occasionally find other species of Macropodus in the U.S., usually M. spechti. I have some M. ocellatus, which is probably a lot easier to find in China than in Brooklyn. The female sometimes...
Forum: Fish 05-02-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I still think they are X.variatus, although it's...

I still think they are X.variatus, although it's possible, but not very likely that they are gordoni or couchianus. Male variatus platys take time to color up, & in some strains the females are...
Forum: Fish 04-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Mr. Limpet
[QUOTE=Grah the great;5875298]Opercularis is...

[QUOTE=Grah the great;5875298]Opercularis is actually high on my list, but I am not sure about it since my best odds for success (pretty close to guaranteed...I've noticed that PF's are not nearly as...
Forum: Fish 04-30-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I've never seen a blue female. Females of all of...

I've never seen a blue female. Females of all of the color varieties are always a uniform brownish silver & wild type females are brownish with blue stripes.
Forum: Fish 04-30-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Macropodus ocellatus. Much more peaceful than M....

Macropodus ocellatus. Much more peaceful than M. opercularis & only grows to 3".
Forum: Fish 04-12-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Tank divider.

Tank divider.
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