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Old 06-06-2014, 12:05 AM   #1
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I was messing around with my new phone and managed to take a few pictures that weren't totally awful and thought I would share.

If it wasnt for plantedtank, I wouldnt even know half the fish I have now so thanks guys

Kribensis fry I got but the limias got in the way
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Banded Gourami - Colisa fasciata
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Female Steel blue apisto
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Marginatus Pencilfish
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Sparkling Gourami
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My favorite, I caught my bushfish yawning
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Old 06-06-2014, 12:09 AM   #2
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Nice photos! I have a love hate relation ship with my phone, it seems like every time I need to take a good photo they come out looking like poo, but if I want to take a quick photo to text to a friend it comes out looking like a professional photo. I have tried all kinds of methods and different photo apps. What phone are you using?
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Nice photos! I have a love hate relation ship with my phone, it seems like every time I need to take a good photo they come out looking like poo, but if I want to take a quick photo to text to a friend it comes out looking like a professional photo. I have tried all kinds of methods and different photo apps. What phone are you using?
I have the LG G2
Really the only way I was able to get any decent pictures was because I was using the burst feature and picked the best out of the 20 pictures it took. Very time consuming but my fish didnt want to be still. I was really excited to see a sport setting for my camera which gets rid of blur but I used it and the picture looked even worse than when I wasnt using it
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Rapid burst is usually the way to go, I use an app for iphone call procam and it has some some really good features, the burst feature seems to work out the best.
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Lovely photos, really like the leaf fish one, never underestimate their ability to suck down fish, just because their mouth usually seems much smaller than it actually is!
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Lovely photos, really like the leaf fish one, never underestimate their ability to suck down fish, just because their mouth usually seems much smaller than it actually is!

Its crazy how big of a fish he can eat right now, hes only about 2.5 inches and he's eaten full grown endler females before
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Its crazy how big of a fish he can eat right now, hes only about 2.5 inches and he's eaten full grown endler females before
Yup never underestimate them! Or you won't have any other fish left in the tank haha
I would love to get my hands on of these but don't have a large well planted/decorated tank available.
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Yup never underestimate them! Or you won't have any other fish left in the tank haha
I would love to get my hands on of these but don't have a large well planted/decorated tank available.
They are fantastic, definitely one of my favorite fish.
Mines in a 20 long for now, waiting until I move to set up the 40 breeder in the garage for him ;A;
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They are fantastic, definitely one of my favorite fish.
Mines in a 20 long for now, waiting until I move to set up the 40 breeder in the garage for him ;A;
Nice to see someone else keeping one. How fast is yours growing?

Mine seems to be growing slowly but also is super shy
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Nice to see someone else keeping one. How fast is yours growing?

Mine seems to be growing slowly but also is super shy
Faster than I thought he would, he's grown about an inch in a few months
I got him at petsmart so he was super tiny

Mines not shy in the slightest though, I dont know if its because the tank is heavily planted or because I have dithers but he is always at the front begging!
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Faster than I thought he would, he's grown about an inch in a few months

I got him at petsmart so he was super tiny



Mines not shy in the slightest though, I dont know if its because the tank is heavily planted or because I have dithers but he is always at the front begging!

Ha, mine is alone in a grow out, though perhaps it would be worth it to invest in permanent dithers for the grow out tank.

What dithers are you using?
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Ha, mine is alone in a grow out, though perhaps it would be worth it to invest in permanent dithers for the grow out tank.

What dithers are you using?
Little bit of everything, though im hoping to settle on what i want by this weekend since I have a trip to the lfs today and an auction tomorrow

Lemon tetras here I come!


Right now, Ive got 3 female guppies that hes supposed to eat, 6 phantom tetras that are babies, cherry barbs, cories, and 2 danios that were also supposed to be snacks. Will probably throw my SAE in there too
Ive kept him with a bunch of different other fish as well

Reeeeally digging the baby phantoms, really understated and pretty
Ill probably end up taking the feeders out and just giving them away, hes too lazy and i dont want to have the tank more stocked than I already do
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Love the ctenopoma and especially the banded gourami!
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