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Forum: Livebearers   01-12-2011, 02:16 PM
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Posted By TankMAster
I would not take it lightly. It could be a number...

I would not take it lightly. It could be a number of different things like skin/body flukes or some other micro parasite

Take Caution.

TM
Forum: Cichlids   01-12-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,356
Posted By TankMAster
Hi There! Sorry to hear about this. I have...

Hi There!

Sorry to hear about this. I have bred Apistos for some time now and I really would like to know which species and strain we are talking about here. .

There's a whole host of apisto...
Forum: Cichlids   11-02-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,310
Posted By TankMAster
Dwarf cichlids like Apistogramma and...

Dwarf cichlids like Apistogramma and Microgeophagus will appreciate the hornwort as part of the biological/chemical filtration in the tank. It also oxygenates like you never believe in the right...
Forum: Cichlids   09-15-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,953
Posted By TankMAster
I don't have discus with my Malawis??? :shock: ...

I don't have discus with my Malawis??? :shock:

Good choice on the demasoni, also try for Trapheus bemba or tropheus Duboisi
Forum: Cichlids   09-14-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,953
Posted By TankMAster
Here's my tank Set yours up like this. See...

Here's my tank

Set yours up like this. See my signature for species that are mixed in. Convicts where evicted.
...
Forum: Livebearers   09-05-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,527
Posted By TankMAster
Guppies will cross with Mollies as well, but...

Guppies will cross with Mollies as well, but Platys, only with swords.
Forum: Cichlids   09-05-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,521
Posted By TankMAster
Try any of the Tropheus and Pseudotropheus...

Try any of the Tropheus and Pseudotropheus species. They usually carry a greater range of color within their genus. :)

Longer is better. The above mentioned species take longer to grow to adult...
Forum: Fish Breeding   09-02-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,665
Posted By TankMAster
Maybe 1 batch had weaker growth stunting...

Maybe 1 batch had weaker growth stunting hormones? This is what I see it to be.:lol:
Forum: Fish Breeding   09-01-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,665
Posted By TankMAster
Please consider the science behind growth.

Please consider the science behind growth.
Forum: Fish Breeding   09-01-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,665
Posted By TankMAster
None of the above seem exactly correct. The...

None of the above seem exactly correct.

The reason why some fry grow fast and the others slow is because fry release a growth stunt hormone into the water they are in. Some of the bigger ones...
Forum: Livebearers   08-30-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,929
Posted By TankMAster
:shock: What salinity is the water? What salt did...

:shock: What salinity is the water? What salt did you use?

If she is really stressed, she will jump out of the water if it is not covered! You should listen to advice before you go and make the...
Forum: Livebearers   08-30-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By TankMAster
I already have a pair of 1 CT M and 1 VT F...

I already have a pair of 1 CT M and 1 VT F getting another pair to actually line breed :).

Initially I just thought about inbreeding the crown gene over 5 - 8 generations but then I would be...
Forum: Livebearers   08-29-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By TankMAster
Yeah I just found some cash in my jeans...

Yeah

I just found some cash in my jeans pocket!! I'm off to buy myself a male CT betta and white VT female tomorrow morning. I'm going to line breed them and create a pure strain of crown tail...
Forum: Livebearers   08-27-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By TankMAster
They cant apply for a patent because you already...

They cant apply for a patent because you already own them.....

It must have taken them a hand full of generations to get this fish. Do you have pics of the bettas?:lol:
Forum: Livebearers   08-27-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By TankMAster
They are not a new strain. They are just a...

They are not a new strain. They are just a 'deformed' version of a penguin tetra due to inbreeding. You can try and breed your 'New Strain' with a regular Penguin tetra.... they will definitely...
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-22-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,543
Posted By TankMAster
Hey, water changes must happen everyday once the...

Hey, water changes must happen everyday once the fry are born..Make sure you use aged water. daily water changes is beneficial for the health of the fry.

I have tried it egg yolk but failed....
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-22-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By TankMAster
Any Idea what goes into the powdered food? Sounds...

Any Idea what goes into the powdered food? Sounds like flake powder which everyone does but it's not nutritious at all. It's like eating fish flavored paper. Powdered food can easily be made at home...
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-22-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By TankMAster
Fry/Breeding Foods

Since so many of us have a keen interest in breeding, I thought it might be good to have a dedicated page for fry/breeding food, alternate foods and successfully used conditioning foods for a...
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-22-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,543
Posted By TankMAster
Build a brine shrimp hatchery? Microworms are a...

Build a brine shrimp hatchery? Microworms are a good food as well. Their first food should be Infusoria or green water. Place a clear container of chlorine free water outside and wait 2 weeks....
Forum: Cichlids   08-22-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,896
Posted By TankMAster
Ideal Size for 5 Apistogramma :-) Full grown...

Ideal Size for 5 Apistogramma :-) Full grown African Cichlids wont live peacefully together. If you are getting the 2 inch juveniles, then most 10. If you want Bigger ones, then just a breeding pair...
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-19-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By TankMAster
Did you fill the betta tank with the water from...

Did you fill the betta tank with the water from the tank she was already in?
Forum: Fish Breeding   08-19-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By TankMAster
Expect fry Tonight . . . .

Expect fry Tonight . . . .
Forum: Cichlids   08-19-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By TankMAster
:-D Perfect answer! +10 I'm expecting my...

:-D Perfect answer! +10

I'm expecting my future Discus pairs to do the same.

Regards

TM
Forum: Livebearers   08-19-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By TankMAster
Micky Mouse X Wag tail. It's a very badly bred...

Micky Mouse X Wag tail. It's a very badly bred fish.
Forum: Livebearers   08-19-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,372
Posted By TankMAster
5 weeks??? I bet that you are using an air...

5 weeks??? I bet that you are using an air powered filter?
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