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post #11 of 18 Old 01-23-2009, 06:19 PM
Those eels ARE pretty cool.
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post #12 of 18 Old 01-24-2009, 12:53 AM Thread Starter
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Neat! Where'd you get them? I've never seen those around ;)
They were a surprise find at one of the better Twin Cities fish stores. They mainly come from Columbia. These eels use to be really common in the late 90's. Long story short Columbia banned the export of amphibians. They still come in from other countries, but no where near as many. First ones I had seen in 5 years. The store only had these two, which I couldn't leave without. They turned out to be male and female. Fun and odd animals to keep. They have lungs so they have to surface every now and then. Good escape artists and can move around quite well out of water.

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post #13 of 18 Old 01-25-2009, 03:06 PM
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your tanks really lovely. :)

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
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something seeded for you next filter.
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post #14 of 18 Old 01-25-2009, 03:50 PM
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Great youtube video! Your tank really is quite beautiful... I see you have Cabomba's too!

I can't wait to get some pics of mine up :) hehehe

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1 Raphael Catfish
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1 Banjo Catfish
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post #15 of 18 Old 02-06-2009, 07:11 PM
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absolutely beautiful tank and the fish are awsome. Are those plecos in there??
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post #16 of 18 Old 02-06-2009, 08:14 PM
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Your tank looks nice but I find it a bit unusual to put in those eels with the other fish. How do you feed them?

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post #17 of 18 Old 02-06-2009, 08:28 PM
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Absoluetely beatiful!!! Very nicely done!
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post #18 of 18 Old 02-08-2009, 01:19 AM
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Wow cool looking tank and I like your eel! Hes cute. :)

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