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Forum: Fish   01-16-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By gillie
It does look like she is in brood color, but the...

It does look like she is in brood color, but the last pic is concerning, I would run a treatment for internal parasites.

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Forum: Plants   12-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By gillie
It looks like it could be a fontinalis species.

It looks like it could be a fontinalis species.
Forum: Fish   12-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By gillie
Otos tend to feed heavily on biofilm, that's why...

Otos tend to feed heavily on biofilm, that's why they do great work on "filmy" algae and leave most others alone. As long as your tank is established, biofilm is available and there really is no need...
Forum: Fish   11-10-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By gillie
There are both red and blue forms of the fish,...

There are both red and blue forms of the fish, but that really intense blue is definitely from lighting.

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Forum: Plants   11-09-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By gillie
The only pygmy chain type plant that I know of...

The only pygmy chain type plant that I know of that turns red is ronalisma rostrata and I believe someone here usually has it available.

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Forum: Fish   11-09-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By gillie
The fry will be big enough to immediately take...

The fry will be big enough to immediately take live or frozen baby brine shrimp and crushed flake. The baby brine is the best food for raising apisto fry and there have been a lot of people,...
Forum: Fish   10-30-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By gillie
If you are looking to get fry from the apistos,...

If you are looking to get fry from the apistos, your best bets are ember tetras, ruby tetras or marginatus pencils, I've never experienced fry predation from any of the 3.

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Forum: Plants   10-24-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By gillie
Yeah, I just spoke to the store owner and he had...

Yeah, I just spoke to the store owner and he had gotten some plants from Singapore, one being bolbitis baby leaf, but apparently they were put where they weren't supposed to be lol. Since he's been...
Forum: Plants   10-24-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By gillie
Thank you, heteroclita difformis is an exact...

Thank you, heteroclita difformis is an exact match

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Forum: Plants   10-24-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By gillie
The leaf is very different from bolbitis533946 ...

The leaf is very different from bolbitis533946

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Forum: Plants   10-24-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By gillie
Need ID please

I got this plant about a month ago it as watersprite. It has rhizomes and roots much like that of other aquatic ferns the leaves feel the same as is any new growth, but they look like a...
Forum: Fish   10-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By gillie
Trochilocharax ornatus are pretty nice, but they...

Trochilocharax ornatus are pretty nice, but they may be too small.

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Forum: Fish   10-23-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By gillie
I'm not sure why you got more since you are...

I'm not sure why you got more since you are obviously not prepared to keep them properly. Anybody can keep pterophyllum scalare and most can successfully keep discus, but altums are a pinnacle fish...
Forum: Fish   10-23-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By gillie
I would think that after ten days, there would be...

I would think that after ten days, there would be other fish infected or further signs of infection on the fish in question. I would guess that since it has remained unchanged in this time that it...
Forum: Fish   10-23-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By gillie
The fact that the cf. scalare "Suriname" did so...

The fact that the cf. scalare "Suriname" did so well is no surprise, they are leaps and bounds more hardy than altums. I'd be willing to bet that things started going wrong at acclimation, altums are...
Forum: Substrate   10-19-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By gillie
I wouldn't use it, everything I find on nepheline...

I wouldn't use it, everything I find on nepheline syenite says it's toxic to aquatic organisms.

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Forum: Fish   10-12-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By gillie
Do you have a pic of the setup? If she's not...

Do you have a pic of the setup? If she's not ready to spawn, the male can get pushy and if there's not enough sight breaks it can be bad for the female.

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Forum: Fish   10-08-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 440
Posted By gillie
Garra feed mainly on inverts in the wild and have...

Garra feed mainly on inverts in the wild and have shown to do best on an omnivorous diet that is a little protein heavy.

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Forum: Fish   10-08-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By gillie
They did it on mythbusters to test the goldfish...

They did it on mythbusters to test the goldfish memory myth.

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Forum: Plants   10-02-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By gillie
It does look like verticiliata Sent from my...

It does look like verticiliata

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Forum: Fish   10-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By gillie
The blue rummynose was probably sawbwa...

The blue rummynose was probably sawbwa resplendens the Asian rummynose.

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Forum: Fish   10-01-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By gillie
Most Aphyosemion and Chromaphyosemion species do...

Most Aphyosemion and Chromaphyosemion species do very well at lower temps. Most killie breeders I know keep theirs in unheated, unfiltered shoe boxes with floating hornwort. My biggest concern would...
Forum: Fish   09-27-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By gillie
Definitely a male, young, but still male. ...

Definitely a male, young, but still male.

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Forum: Plants   04-21-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By gillie
The second look like it could be aponogeton...

The second look like it could be aponogeton natans or a species very similar

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Forum: Fish   04-20-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By gillie
They will hate you more if you raise fry from one...

They will hate you more if you raise fry from one of the first couple of spawns lol

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