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Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By papa_mcknight
Really like the layout and the choice of plants...

Really like the layout and the choice of plants :icon_smil
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-29-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Right i've found a new home for the rest of the...

Right i've found a new home for the rest of the fish, just have the Pencilfish, killifish and goby left. What else should go in this tank?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
I'll try get some pics of the established root...

I'll try get some pics of the established root system on the top anubias, they hang down a good 15cm+

Just set this up as something I don't have to bother with too much as I concentrate more on my...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-24-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thank you! Yes, Indian Almond leaves, Oak leaves...

Thank you! Yes, Indian Almond leaves, Oak leaves and Beech leaves.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks man, I appreciate it. Glad it could help :)

Thanks man, I appreciate it. Glad it could help :)
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Slightly better pic, tannins taking over :)

Slightly better pic, tannins taking over :)
Forum: Fish 12-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks guys. My Dwarfs are pretty much...

Thanks guys.

My Dwarfs are pretty much fully grown and not that much smaller than Beckfords so should be able to handle themselves, they've put up with the pestering of my Aunties Silver Tip...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks for the comments guys :) The leaf...

Thanks for the comments guys :)

The leaf litter is a mix of torn up Indian Almond leaves, Oak and Beech.

Yeah I love Anubias. The plants in the centre have been attached to the wood for quite a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-22-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks :) It's all local, beach collected...

Thanks :) It's all local, beach collected driftwood, all the same species, not sure what kind but haven't had any problems from it. Was a few long pieces but chopped it up and mounted it to slate as...
Forum: Fish 12-22-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By papa_mcknight
Just wanted to make sure the males wouldn't get...

Just wanted to make sure the males wouldn't get territorial with the beckfordi males, thanks for your insight :)
Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By papa_mcknight
Arch of Anubias

Stripped down my community setup and gave most of my fish, plants and equipment to family, and made this simple setup with what I had left and lying around. Houses around 10 Dwarf Pencilfish atm, 1...
Forum: Fish 12-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By papa_mcknight
Mixing Pencilfish

Anyone out there had any problems mixing Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus Marginatus) and Beckfordi Pencilfish (Nannostomus Beckfordi)? Have a group of around 10 Dwarf Pencils and tempted to get a...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks for this information, there's not much out...

Thanks for this information, there's not much out there except the basics regarding this species. I managed to hunt down some adult centipedes and haven't since seen any in the tank.

Yeah keeping...
Forum: Fish 08-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks for the advice guys :)

Thanks for the advice guys :)
Forum: Fish 08-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks for the replies guys. My aunty got a new...

Thanks for the replies guys. My aunty got a new tank so i'll be doing that out for her and most likely taking her old, smaller tank that I scaped for her. It has a decent carpet now so was thinking...
Forum: Fish 08-18-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By papa_mcknight
Cory question.

Would a Sagittaria Subulata carpet, using Fluval Stratum as a substrate, work with a group of 6 corys? Or would it be uprooted in no time?
Forum: Fish 06-29-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By papa_mcknight
Ages ago one of my rummynose decided it was too...

Ages ago one of my rummynose decided it was too cool to shoal with the rest and started a 2 man gang with my lyretail killifish. He only re-entered the shoal when the killifish decided to.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By papa_mcknight
That's what im thinking. Trying to see if anyone...

That's what im thinking. Trying to see if anyone has experienced similar.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By papa_mcknight
I'd go with otos, a school of them will add even...

I'd go with otos, a school of them will add even more character. I'd also give the rasboras a miss and just up the cardinals.
Forum: Fish 06-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By papa_mcknight
Help, i've found a lump.

Just noticed that my male Apisto has a small lump behind his left gill. It looks like when we have a spot under the skin. There is is slight redness at the centre. The only thing I can think of is a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,444
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,444
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks man, glad you like it :) One thing I...

Thanks man, glad you like it :) One thing I really wish is that the tank was atleast 2 and a half feet or 3 so that the islands would be more prominent. And if the tank was 2ft high I could have a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 06-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,444
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks man :) When I get round to it im thinking...

Thanks man :) When I get round to it im thinking of adding one more under the furthest right anubias and maybe one on the tip of the driftwood piece to the left of the top left anubias,...
Forum: Fish 06-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By papa_mcknight
Can only say good things about dwarf pencilfish...

Can only say good things about dwarf pencilfish (nannostomus marginatus). I have 11 and they are such characters. Females reach an inch, males slightly smaller. They occasionally school tight at...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-16-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By papa_mcknight
Thanks for the heads up, that's the kind of info...

Thanks for the heads up, that's the kind of info I was looking for.
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