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Forum: Lighting Today, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Noahma
dusk and dawn questions!

So. I have a bulidmyled on the way and I opted for the new multi channel fixtures. This will allow me to do a nice sun rise and sun set with being able to mix the different channels to achieve proper...
Forum: Fish 01-19-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Noahma
Well.... if you want to go more bows lol they can...

Well.... if you want to go more bows lol they can be VERY addicting lol I am up to 5 species at the moment, and have kept quite a few more in the past.

This site is a great resource for bows,...
Forum: Fish 01-18-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Noahma
bows and blue eyes display much more vibrant...

bows and blue eyes display much more vibrant coloring when they have females to show off to. If you do not mind the colors being a little more washed out, it should not be a problem.
Forum: Fish 01-17-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Noahma
A good ratio is 1:1 or 2:1 f:m. They are also...

A good ratio is 1:1 or 2:1 f:m. They are also group fish and will do best in larger groups. If you have the space I would. Bows are fun fish
Forum: Fish 01-17-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Noahma
if it is a LSF brand its probably a Glossolepis...

if it is a LSF brand its probably a Glossolepis Wanamesis / hybrid, the true genetic strains are VERY hard to get ahold of. I would certainly say it is Glossolepis Wanamesis
Forum: Tank Journals 01-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,193
Posted By Noahma
Quick update. I went to order my Buildmyled...

Quick update. I went to order my Buildmyled fixture tonight and noticed a new product!!! It will do exactly what I want it to do, actually create sunrises and sunsets with a controller. They released...
Forum: Fish 01-05-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Noahma
Most bow species will get aggressive when kept in...

Most bow species will get aggressive when kept in lower numbers. I have not personally seen it in the Celebes, since I have not kept them. But with experience with others it is there. Go check out...
Forum: Fish 01-04-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Noahma
the inch per gallon rule is obsolete, and does...

the inch per gallon rule is obsolete, and does not work for rainbows. The Celebes gets to a max of 3.2", and like most rainbows need longer tanks. I have not personally kept the Celebes, but if they...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-23-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,193
Posted By Noahma
I've been holding out on getting one for a while,...

I've been holding out on getting one for a while, but a nice Christmas bonus removed all excuses lol.
Forum: Tank Journals 12-22-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,193
Posted By Noahma
Quick update. lighting is going to be changing. ...

Quick update. lighting is going to be changing. I am going to order a BML led fixture. They are recommending the dutch fixture to bring out the plants colors etc. I think I will go that route. I...
Forum: Fish 12-17-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
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: 302
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: 302
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: 301
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: 302
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: 586
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: 426
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: 1,302
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: 388
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: 388
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: 426
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: 1,471
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: 586
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: 586
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: 586
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...
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