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Forum: Fish 12-30-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By pinkertd
Alaizabelle - Hi! It is just like a birthmark. ...

Alaizabelle - Hi! It is just like a birthmark. It pops up here and there on the babies. Remember, way back when.....the original male L144 was supposedly bred to a brown female which started this...
Forum: Fish 11-30-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,768
Posted By pinkertd
HolyAngel - There are several varieties of cories...

HolyAngel - There are several varieties of cories though that can tolerate the higher temperatures. Sterbai are famous for being very well suited for discus tanks with temperatures in the 80's. I...
Forum: Fish 11-30-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By pinkertd
I've seen claros before, but never one that...

I've seen claros before, but never one that appeared to be black and white like that photo. They have been dull brown/gold colored. If you find some with that coloration, by all means snatch them...
Forum: Fish 11-30-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By pinkertd
My ph is 7.6-7.8. I do believe there are two...

My ph is 7.6-7.8. I do believe there are two slightly different varieties of ember tetras and one will be pale and one will be bright orange. When I first got embers a few years ago I remember...
Forum: Fish 11-30-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,768
Posted By pinkertd
I have at least 18 sterbai in my planted 75G. ...

I have at least 18 sterbai in my planted 75G. The females are slightly bigger than the males but none of them larger than just over 2" tip of nose to tip of tail. Your tank is plenty big to handle...
Forum: Fish 11-18-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By pinkertd
What brand heater do you have? A month is a long...

What brand heater do you have? A month is a long time to treat with ick medication. Maracide Concentrate is an excellent med for ick and other external parasites, doesn't adversely affect the...
Forum: Fish 11-17-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By pinkertd
I would tend to believe the fish are suffering...

I would tend to believe the fish are suffering the effects of .10 ammonia and .10 nitrites. The presence of any ammonia and nitrite are extremely toxic to fish, some more quickly than others. At...
Forum: Fish 11-16-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By pinkertd
Congrats! It's definitely exciting to see the...

Congrats! It's definitely exciting to see the eggs hatch! Enjoy watching them!
Forum: Fish 11-10-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By pinkertd
Congrats maverick! Just feed them, feed them,...

Congrats maverick! Just feed them, feed them, and feed them! They grow incredibly fast the first 1-2 months.
Forum: Fish 11-09-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By pinkertd
And.....one month old cory....

And.....one month old cory....
Forum: Fish 11-02-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
I'm still getting terrific results on the crab...

I'm still getting terrific results on the crab cuisine with the fish! Can't say there's much interest from my shrimp, but as I said before, my shrimp tank gets fed daily since there's about 18...
Forum: Fish 10-27-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By pinkertd
It is far better for the breeders raising discus...

It is far better for the breeders raising discus to sell to raise them up in a barebottom tank and since the rearing food of choice for most breeders is a custom food mix which consists mainly of raw...
Forum: Fish 10-26-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By pinkertd
What an awesome tank! And beautiful discus! ...

What an awesome tank! And beautiful discus! You've gotten some sound advice here. Good luck to you and I'm subscribed!
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
And here we go with the next 5 pics....

And here we go with the next 5 pics....
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
Did some testing today with amazing results. No,...

Did some testing today with amazing results. No, make that shocking results. If the pictures load in order that I select them, they should go as follows: (and I can only post 5 at a time, so there...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
Maybe mine just aren't hungry enough. They get...

Maybe mine just aren't hungry enough. They get fed twice a day so they don't know what hungry is.
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
Mixed up some super green today for the L144...

Mixed up some super green today for the L144 juvies. Not a lot of interest....Allen I warned you they were fussy eaters. Going to mix up the Crab Casserole today and try it in my shrimp/cory tank. ...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By pinkertd
Things are looking good!! Tank looks great too! ...

Things are looking good!! Tank looks great too! Daddy's color is nice and dark, he looks terrific!
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,825
Posted By pinkertd
From what I've been reading about keeping altums,...

From what I've been reading about keeping altums, you should be running a UV sterilizer on that tank 24/7. In the very low pH water where they live, there is no bacteria in the water. They have no...
Forum: Fish 10-19-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By pinkertd
I see that from time to time with my L144's. In...

I see that from time to time with my L144's. In my tank, it's from accidentally scraping their fins on the driftwood. While the rams wouldn't directly cause that, the pleco may have been trying to...
Forum: Fish 10-14-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By pinkertd
Congrats again! You've got mail! Oh...

Congrats again! You've got mail! Oh yes....forgot to mention.....find your camera!!! :D

Keep in touch.
Forum: Fish 10-11-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By pinkertd
There's a couple of white ones there that were...

There's a couple of white ones there that were not fertilized. Some of the others look as if you can see a tiny dark speck of an eye? If you want cory fry you should set up a small tank with a...
Forum: Fish 10-10-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By pinkertd
All of the above mentioned live foods are good. ...

All of the above mentioned live foods are good. Do some research on how to keep the different types of live food first though. For example, for white worms, you absolutely need to have a cool place...
Forum: Fish 10-08-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
Allen this was the only one I purchased. I'll go...

Allen this was the only one I purchased. I'll go back and purchase the supergreen. In the baby pleco tank there are also sterbai cories and they didn't touch it either. I do have cherry shrimp and...
Forum: Fish 10-08-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,693
Posted By pinkertd
Hi Allen, I mixed up the Soilent Green this...

Hi Allen,
I mixed up the Soilent Green this morning for my pleco babies. I put a small chunk of it in the tank an hour ago. No one is touching it. A couple of them went over it to see what it was...
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