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  1. Fish
    Aloha All. I have a little colony of Boraras brigittae here at my office tank (10G). Great little fishes. Recently, I notice that some of the little red chili's have gotten fat. Have I overfeed them or are they ready to drop. A 'fatter' one
  2. Fish
    So... We went away for 9 days. I showed the neighbour exactly how to feed the fish and left detailed written instructions. I actually told them the number of pellets, less than I would normally give. We came home last night to find the tanks full of rotting pellets, with more pellets scattered...
  3. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    SO when I was a cichlid breeder the idea was you only feed what can be eaten in a few minutes. But what i learned is its not that simple for a few reasons. Some of the more aggressive cichlids would feed first. Others smaller or less aggressive would wait til they could get in there and others...
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a well-planted 10g (with AquaClear 30 on minimum). I just moved a piece of wood in the back and planted a few plants back there. The water got full of particles, cutting down on visibility, but cleared up within a half-hour. Suggestions, please, on how to stop detritus from...
  5. Fish
    So I've got 6 Zebras in my 45g, and they all eat well, but one eats TOO well. She'll(I assume she's a female, because of her shape, not trying to be sexist:icon_redf) finish up whatever I'm feeding, flake, bloodworm, or tubifex, but then she'll start in on the algae wafers I put in for the...
  6. Fish
    I just got two african dwarf frogs four days ago. I haven't had much luck with them before and came to the conclution they weren't getting enough food. This time arond I've been hand feeding them frozen blood worms with feeding tongs. My question is do they know how to limit themselves or is...
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