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Forum: Fish   02-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Suzie Q
He looks a lot better! See how in the first...

He looks a lot better! See how in the first pix..his head is wider than his body? Second pix, they are about the same size.

I might have missed it. What size tank is he in?
Forum: Fish   02-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Suzie Q
He needs to poop. Move him into a tank or jar...

He needs to poop. Move him into a tank or jar with 100% clean/treated water, but keep the water as warm as what he is used to being in...like float a cup of clean water in his tank for about 20...
Forum: Fish   02-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Suzie Q
Very high risk of them jumping out. I have a...

Very high risk of them jumping out. I have a covered tank and they still find ways through. I suggest covering it. Even if you go to Home Depot or Lowe's and get Plexi glass...it needs to be...
Forum: Fish   02-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Suzie Q
I totally agree with this. I do at least 2...

I totally agree with this. I do at least 2 females for every 1 male.
Forum: Fish   02-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,479
Posted By Suzie Q
The runt Betta sometimes will catch up, but most...

The runt Betta sometimes will catch up, but most of the time don't. Those that I have kept or given away have not always reached normal size. Most only get about an inch in body length. I have...
Forum: Fish   02-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Suzie Q
Young male just getting color (to me anyway). ...

Young male just getting color (to me anyway). Females are a beautiful solid silver/gray. They get bigger than the males too.
Forum: Fish   02-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,037
Posted By Suzie Q
He looks quite thin to me. Is that a crook in...

He looks quite thin to me. Is that a crook in his tail? If so, has he always had it. Can you better describe the "fin rot"? Is it turning black/gray first?

You might try soaking his food for a...
Forum: Fish   01-31-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
This is true. Tank size matters too. Both were...

This is true. Tank size matters too. Both were in a heavy planted 10g tank.
Forum: Fish   01-31-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
I have had mine in a 55g and still only got 6 fry...

I have had mine in a 55g and still only got 6 fry from each female that was 2 inches long.

neos? if we are speaking of shrimp, then they were crossed with RCS. My colony produces red and brown...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
Expect only 4-6 fry. They don't breed like...

Expect only 4-6 fry. They don't breed like rabbits...guppy do. They also don't eat their fry unless they are REALLY hungry. They will only drop fry IF there is enough of a food source.

My...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
LOVE your RCS!!! I have hybrid RCS...mine...

LOVE your RCS!!! I have hybrid RCS...mine produce brown shrimp. Might be interested in some... :D

Lori
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
I am not sure. IF you want...you can separate...

I am not sure. IF you want...you can separate the females into a tank by them selves and wait until they quit producing fry. It might take 6 months. My sister has Mollies and her females have just...
Forum: Fish   01-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
I've seen female hybrids...to me, the females...

I've seen female hybrids...to me, the females don't look hybrid. To me, the males don't look hybrid either. If the fry females don't show any color, and the males color up like the males they are...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By Suzie Q
Congrats!!! I have my 5th spawn...so far no...

Congrats!!! I have my 5th spawn...so far no babies from any. Mine lay in the substrate??? Finally laid on a small bit of Java Fern. Pulled that and put it in a beanie (the plastic case that...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By Suzie Q
Glofish are danios that have had genes from an...

Glofish are danios that have had genes from an octopus? spliced into them??? Glofish Danios will breed true. I had a friend that actually had some breed.

"Fruit" Tetra are the white skirts that...
Forum: Fish   01-29-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By Suzie Q
I 2nd this (correct name..not sure). They are...

I 2nd this (correct name..not sure). They are injected with dye. Eventually the dye fades and they will be just white.
Forum: Fish   01-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suzie Q
I breed 2 different strands of Endlers...

I breed 2 different strands of Endlers Livebearers. IMO they are pure endlers.

P Class as you can't trace back to wild caught.

Now, saying that...these adults are pure...the sperm the female...
Forum: Fish   12-11-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,651
Posted By Suzie Q
You may not need to run a filter. With enough...

You may not need to run a filter. With enough plants...BUT something that a friend did is to "glue" (Aqu safe silicon) plastic canvas over the return to break up the water coming back into the tank....
Forum: Fish   12-11-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Suzie Q
I'd also suggest the 1g bowl as long as it is...

I'd also suggest the 1g bowl as long as it is kept warm. 50% water changes 1x a week with cycled water from one of the other tanks should be fine...or 25% every other day or so. Put a live plant...
Forum: Fish   12-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,651
Posted By Suzie Q
GREAT advice given so far!!! I have a 5g with a...

GREAT advice given so far!!! I have a 5g with a single plant. Java Fern are also good low light plants, but I have found that they like current. I don't have a filter on my tank, but I do keep a...
Forum: Fish   12-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By Suzie Q
Thanks ADJ :D. 5 male Endlers and 5...

Thanks ADJ :D.

5 male Endlers and 5 dwarf/pygmy cories or some Red Cherry Shrimp (be sure it is a planted tank), or up to 10 male Endlers with no other tank mates. Male Endlers are smaller then...
Forum: Fish   12-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,090
Posted By Suzie Q
I have somewhere close to 200 I think, but I...

I have somewhere close to 200 I think, but I breed and show them...most of those 200 are in grow out tanks. I only have about 30 jarred.



SOOOOO agree with this too. My husband's niece "won"...
Forum: Fish   12-03-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,014
Posted By Suzie Q
I don't do anything for the first 10 days except...

I don't do anything for the first 10 days except add a Red Cherry Shrimp or 2 and feed. No wc at all. After 10 days, I start dripping water in at a drop every second. Once the spawn tank is full...
Forum: Fish   11-27-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,090
Posted By Suzie Q
Just quoting this because is goes along with his...

Just quoting this because is goes along with his color.

He is a Grizzle VT. Grizzle came from selectively breeding "bad" pastels. Such a beautiful fish came from what most breeders (back in the...
Forum: Fish   11-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,090
Posted By Suzie Q
((SO not gripping at you....just advising other...

((SO not gripping at you....just advising other Betta owners))

According to where you live if dechlorinator is needed! I have to use it, across the street from my neighborhood doesn't. I have...
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