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Forum: Fish 09-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Good luck trying to remove it from a densely...

Good luck trying to remove it from a densely planted tank without utterly destroying the aquascaping!
Forum: Fish 09-10-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Beckford 's pencils are the most readily...

Beckford 's pencils are the most readily available, the most inexpensive & the most resilient; they make great tank mates for dwarf cichlids.

I've bred curviceps in a community tank many times &...
Forum: Fish 08-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Mr. Limpet
They both look like females, so they probably...

They both look like females, so they probably won't kill each other.
Forum: Fish 08-27-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,725
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I used to lose many anabantoid fry once they...

I used to lose many anabantoid fry once they became large enough to take BBS. After growing steadily they suddenly became very thin & started dying like flies. After I switched to microworms instead...
Forum: Fish 07-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Enjoy their fearlessness. My male F. scheeli...

Enjoy their fearlessness. My male F. scheeli disappears into the Java moss whenever I approach the tank. The female , however is more outgoing - she even eats flakes from the surface.
Forum: Fish 07-31-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 524
Posted By Mr. Limpet
I concur. Almost every LFS in NYC labels...

I concur. Almost every LFS in NYC labels Apistogramma sp. Steel Blue as A. agassizii, although Pacific once had A. agassizii labeled as A. agassizii.
Forum: Fish 07-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
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: 335
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: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Mr. Limpet
What species of killie?

What species of killie?
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Blancmange.

Blancmange.
Forum: Fish 07-03-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
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: 446
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: 206
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: 333
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: 230
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: 354
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: 354
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: 222
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: 222
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: 796
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: 319
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: 336
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: 871
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: 138
Posted By Mr. Limpet
Apistodave on Aquabid.

Apistodave on Aquabid.
Forum: Fish 05-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
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.
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