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  1. willow
    04-08-2012 03:21 PM - permalink
    a very happy birthday.
  2. dramaqueen
    04-07-2012 11:35 PM - permalink
    Happy birthday!!!
  3. GuppyGrabber
    02-29-2012 01:19 AM - permalink
    hi! i live in Canada as well and was wondering if you knew of a site you've use that would ship fish/plants here?

    thanks :)
    I've sent you a PM. Byron.
  4. Jayy
    02-08-2012 08:31 PM - permalink
    ok thanks
  5. Jayy
    02-08-2012 07:50 PM - permalink
    hi is this true?
    Warning: When Kribensis starts to breed, they may become too aggressive to co-exist with Emperor Tetra.
    Warning: When Kribensis starts to breed, they may become too aggressive to co-exist with Panda Cory.
    Note: Silver Hatchet may jump - lids are recommended.
    Warning: When Kribensis starts to breed, they may become too aggressive to co-exist with Silver Hatchet
    I checked their proflies and I thought they would all get along.
    I assume these citations are from Aqua-Advisor or similar; Iève not personally kept kribensis, but a cichlid is a cichlid, and any cichlid spawning does rule the tank, at least mine always have. And corys are a real target, since they just bumble along everywhere--and if they stumble upon the eggs or fry, it is game over. Post a thread in the cichlid forum and those with more direct experience can respond. Byron.
  6. krish
    01-31-2012 05:43 PM - permalink
    hey byron, was planning on a cichlid tank, just wanted to hear some advice from the best before stocking! Can I keep some Altolamprologus Calvus with Peacock Cichlids? Will it work if I also add a few labidochromis? Here's the thread i started: (sorry i wasn't allowed to put a url so please add www. and then copy and paste that. Thanks a lot! )
    You will have more knowledgeable responses from the cichlid experts here, in that thread. Byron.
  7. small fry
    01-28-2012 12:58 PM - permalink
    small fry
    Hey Byron! Can you please check out my thread:
    I was hoping to make a plant order soon, and I would love some advice! Thanks!
  8. lamberb2
    01-22-2012 01:51 PM - permalink
    Byron, you've gave me some pretty good advice in stocking my 35 gallon, so what do you think about this. 1 Bolivian Ram, 6 Marbled or Silver Hatchets, 6-8 Lambchop Rasboras, and maybe 2 Barbucca Diabolica.

    Or 6-8 Hatchet fish, 1 male KIrbensis, 3 female kirbensis and 2 barbucca diabolica. Will either of these work out?
  9. wade217
    01-21-2012 01:01 PM - permalink
    Byron, I have a fancy tail sword tail male he has what looks like cotton on his fins, and also he haswhat looks like fin rot, for the cotton on his fins I been adding maroxy, he is in a 20 gallon tank. Waht can I do about the his tail rotting
    Best if you start a thread in the disease section; I have very limited experience in disease issues. Byron.
  10. angella
    01-16-2012 12:30 PM - permalink
    Can you look at my thread please? REMODEL. 55gal, wanna watch? Stocking and Planting. Opinions loved =]
    I just posted some pics of plants I got recently and I'm just guessing you will know what they are.. probably haha. I really hope my plants grow in thicker and/or spread out a lot.
    Thank you :)

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  • About Byron
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    tropical fish, gardening, hiking, swimming, music, culinary
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
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    Byron Hosking, BMus, MA
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

    The aquarist is one who must learn the ways of the biologist, the chemist, and the veterinarian. [unknown source]

    Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]


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