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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,419
Posted By Maazo
Pardon my ignorance but why is this so? I thought...

Pardon my ignorance but why is this so? I thought rhyolite was of the same composition as granite.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Maazo
If all fins have yellow on them I'd say they're...

If all fins have yellow on them I'd say they're furcatus blue-eyes (Psuedodomugil furcatas to be exact). Also, coincidentally the presence of blue eyes is a dead give-away. :D But also look for the...
Forum: Fish 11-07-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Maazo
Sounds like you've got the good basis of a diet...

Sounds like you've got the good basis of a diet for them. If you haven't found it already read this link: http://members.optushome.com.au/chelmon/Feeding.htm. I found mine coloured up more with more...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-02-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,561
Posted By Maazo
Looking forawrd to seeing more. I also had a tank...

Looking forawrd to seeing more. I also had a tank built into a wall when our house was built.
Forum: Plants 11-01-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Maazo
I tried growing C. stagnalis...

I tried growing C. stagnalis (http://www.plant-identification.co.uk/skye/callitrichaceae/callitriche-stagnalis.htm) after seeing it form dense mates at the water margins at a waterhole near me. Like...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Maazo
Tell me about it! :D My great hope is that...

Tell me about it! :D

My great hope is that the HC will carept enough to creep over the boundary. there's always hope!
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Maazo
Btw, am only dosing with Excel atm due to the...

Btw, am only dosing with Excel atm due to the newness of the Aquasoil. Photoperiod is 7 hours a day.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Maazo
Maazo's 45cm odyssey

Here's a little project I've been working on over the last few months.

Tank: 45cm x 26cm x 27 cm (29L)
Lights: Hasse housing, 4 x 30W 10000K CF screw-in lamps
Substrate: ADA Aquasoil Amazonia +...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,087
Posted By Maazo
Solomon, I think the Tropica variant of M....

Solomon, I think the Tropica variant of M. hirsuta might be different to the stuff we have i.e. Aquagreen's. Nasfish's stuff looks exactly like Oliver Knott's as he pointed out. Either that or...
Forum: Fish 07-17-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,990
Posted By Maazo
Don't know if you can get them over in the...

Don't know if you can get them over in the States, but Pacific Blue-eyes (Pseudomugil signifer (http://members.optushome.com.au/chelmon/Signifer.htm)) can handle coldwater. Their geographic extent...
Forum: Fish 03-14-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Maazo
If it were me and wanting to keep more than two...

If it were me and wanting to keep more than two (if two then it would be a pair) then I'd stick with more females than males to be safe. But a pair should be fine.

I kept them ages ago - they're...
Forum: Plants 03-01-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Maazo
:D Lantana is one of the most infamous noxious...

:D Lantana is one of the most infamous noxious weeds in tropical and sub-tropical Australia. I don't know what it's like in it's native habitat, but I'd love ot know how many millions of dollars has...
Forum: Plants 02-28-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Maazo
All the plants listed are those which have been...

All the plants listed are those which have been discoevered in flora/fauna surveys by members of ANGFA (Australia New Guinea Fishes Association), so they're all species found in Australia. There's a...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Maazo
Agree with all of the above. Many people...

Agree with all of the above.

Many people make the mistake of thinking rainbows will be happy in 3ft tanks, but like the swimming space and tend to get a bit frustrated. Boesemani's are a pretty...
Forum: Fish 02-07-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Maazo
All rainbows should be kept in groups of 6 or...

All rainbows should be kept in groups of 6 or more. The more the better IMO, obviously taking care not to overstock.
Forum: Plants 02-01-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By Maazo
I've also read that it likes low KH. I was...

I've also read that it likes low KH.

I was given a couple of stem lately and seems to be doing fine. Substrate is pool filter sand over loam/vermiculite. pH 6.7, KH 4
Forum: Fish 01-31-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Maazo
I think you could get away with that. The...

I think you could get away with that.

The plants really are important because you'll almost always have a dominant male and other fish will need a place to rest even if only for a few seconds....
Forum: Fish 01-31-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Maazo
As I said, you should aim for at least six, so...

As I said, you should aim for at least six, so I'd try for another male and a few more females. However, once you start getting six or more of one species, the male to female ratio becomes less...
Forum: Fish 01-31-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Maazo
Depending on how closely related certain species...

Depending on how closely related certain species are, they can interbreed, but not as a rule. For example I've seen some hybrids between some Glossolepis species, but this may be down to some tricky...
Forum: Fish 01-30-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Maazo
Bows also are better if they're kept in a group...

Bows also are better if they're kept in a group of at least six, preferably of the one species. You can get away with mixing them up though. And mistergreen is right, I'd say at least 2 females to...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,264
Posted By Maazo
Yeah, up here in Brisbane my tank is sitting at...

Yeah, up here in Brisbane my tank is sitting at 31-32C most of summer. Until I win big at the casino a chiller is out of the question.

So those other bulbs fit alright I take it? The reason I ask...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2007, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,264
Posted By Maazo
Merv, if it's a SunSun unit, I have one, although...

Merv, if it's a SunSun unit, I have one, although I didn't buy it from him. Wish I had though, as he's dropped the price in the last few months by the looks of things. How have you gone running the...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-30-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,264
Posted By Maazo
Merv, There's a bloke from NT named Dave...

Merv,

There's a bloke from NT named Dave Wilson who runs a business called Aquagreen (they have a website - just add a com.au) who do mailorder plants, inverts and a few species of natives. He...
Forum: Fish 01-24-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Maazo
A company in Australia has been trialling a...

A company in Australia has been trialling a native snail that seems to eat BGA. Well, actually it eats "periphyton" which is made of, among other things, cyanobacteria. It's called the Waterhouse...
Forum: Plants 01-24-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By Maazo
B. auberti is a rosette plants whereas B....

B. auberti is a rosette plants whereas B. japonica is a stem plant. You should be able to tell that way.
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