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Forum: Fish   02-08-2016, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Grah the great
I've heard of at least once case where a male...

I've heard of at least once case where a male scarlet badis and a male Betta splendens killed each other, so I would not recommend mixing those species.
Forum: Fish   02-06-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Grah the great
Sheepshead minnow males get iridescent silvery...

Sheepshead minnow males get iridescent silvery blue...I believe it's pretty common to Cyprinodons in general. Below is a picture of some wild sheepsheads, borrowed from Seriously Fish: ...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Grah the great
If you want a similar fish, Cyprinodon Variegatus...

If you want a similar fish, Cyprinodon Variegatus - the 'sheepshead minnow' - is a worthy substitute. A pair is fine in a 10 gallon or perhaps even a 5 temporarily, while a group is best in a 3 ft...
Forum: Fish   02-05-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Grah the great
Can't help much with a diagnosis, but since all...

Can't help much with a diagnosis, but since all three fish are acting the same you may want to consider increasing your water changes just in case your tank has some sort of toxin that's affecting...
Forum: Plants   01-31-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Grah the great
Chara care

While browsing a online science experiment vendor site, I discovered they were selling a genus of plant named 'Chara'. Upon researching it, I discovered it was actually a macroalgae that looked...
Forum: Fish   01-25-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Grah the great
Who's the striped guy to the left? Never...

Who's the striped guy to the left?

Never mind...it's a reflection. Is this a tanganyikan community tank? Nice to see someone have a planted one...don't see many of those. (Do note, though, that...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-20-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Grah the great
Initially I would have said Tylomelania (aka...

Initially I would have said Tylomelania (aka rabbit) snails...they are livebearers, breed slowly, look fantastic, not amphibious (and thus not particularly likely to leave the tank). BUT they are...
Forum: Fish   01-20-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,754
Posted By Grah the great
Many killifish grow impressive fins without any...

Many killifish grow impressive fins without any tampering from humans...Aphyosemion australe, Fundulopanchax sjoestedti, Aplochelius sp, Ophthalmolebias constanciae, Pterolebias sp, and MANY others....
Forum: Fish   01-18-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Grah the great
MAGNIFICENT fish! Blue gularis are on my bucket...

MAGNIFICENT fish! Blue gularis are on my bucket list for fish to keep in aquariums in the future, but until I can successfully rear fry from my (smaller and more manageable) Aphyosemion striatum...
Forum: Fish   01-18-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Grah the great
Avoid licorice gouramies unless you want a...

Avoid licorice gouramies unless you want a tea-colored rainwater tank and to have to feed live foods daily...not to mention all but the tiniest, most docile tank mates will send the tiny, shy...
Forum: Fish   01-15-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Grah the great
Seriously fish actually recommends a tank of 60cm...

Seriously fish actually recommends a tank of 60cm for a group of honey gouramies the size of yours, so with enough cover it should work. Just make sure they are actually honey gouramies (Trichogaster...
Forum: Fish   01-12-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Grah the great
Which species of shark is this fellow? Have you...

Which species of shark is this fellow? Have you tried large frozen foods like silversides?
Forum: Fish   01-10-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,700
Posted By Grah the great
Licorice gouramies are themselves rather 'out...

Licorice gouramies are themselves rather 'out there'...they're fine in very small tanks, but they need tiny live foods (they frequently refuse to eat anything else), they need extremely soft, acidic...
Forum: Fish   01-10-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Grah the great
Also, they are more quarrelsome - with themselves...

Also, they are more quarrelsome - with themselves and tank mates - for the first few weeks, and heavily planted tanks (or tanks which otherwise have a lot of cover) is a huge boon. The three share a...
Forum: Fish   01-09-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Grah the great
Nope...no barriers :) They do argue a lot, but no...

Nope...no barriers :) They do argue a lot, but no interest in killing each other. They were together in the store, which may have helped.
Forum: Fish   01-09-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By Grah the great
Not sure about the hardiest, but one I have had...

Not sure about the hardiest, but one I have had trouble with are paradise fish...they're supposed to be very hardy and they have proven not to be sensitive to temperature and water conditions, but...
Forum: Fish   01-09-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Grah the great
My paradise fish have been real characters...I...

My paradise fish have been real characters...I have three males in a 20 long (originally 4, but one picked up ich, became very pale, and died a few days after I put him in quarantine). Even though...
Forum: Fish   01-08-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Grah the great
Wild bettas! Samurai gouramies! Congo tetras!...

Wild bettas! Samurai gouramies! Congo tetras! Probably forgetting a few :)
Forum: Fish   01-07-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Grah the great
In my experience, PF's need more room than a...

In my experience, PF's need more room than a ten...a 20l works well for them. I also find that PF's are usually less aggressive (and MUCH more extroverted) in groups (they WILL argue, be...
Forum: Fish   01-06-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Grah the great
I already hatch BBS daily...not a problem for me...

I already hatch BBS daily...not a problem for me :)
Forum: Fish   01-06-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Grah the great
Ok...but either way, is a 16th teaspoon of BBS...

Ok...but either way, is a 16th teaspoon of BBS enough each day for a typical brood of fry?
Forum: Fish   01-05-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Grah the great
Too little BBS for colony breeding my fish?

'ello all! Currently I am almost daily splitting about a sixteenth teaspoon of BBS between two ten gallons, a five gallon, a three gallon, and a twenty, all of which are heavily planted, in addition...
Forum: Fish   01-05-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Grah the great
I just wanted to mention that ALL wild bettas are...

I just wanted to mention that ALL wild bettas are fanatical jumpers...if there are any holes in the lid, the Bettas will find them.
Forum: Fish   01-01-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Grah the great
A japanese trapdoor snail perhaps? The tank may...

A japanese trapdoor snail perhaps? The tank may be borderline as far as supporting mystery snails, and my paradise fish have proven to be competent ramshorn predators...
Forum: Fish   01-01-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Grah the great
Question Algae eaters for the unheated tank?

Well...any suggestions? I have a heavily planted 20 long that has an algae problem, and much of the algae is so encrusted I can't get it off, in spite of the fact that the nitrates in this tank have...
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