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Forum: Fish Breeding   01-29-2013, 05:08 PM
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Posted By lucklein
You may not notice the eggs because they like to...

You may not notice the eggs because they like to lay them inside a cave or hiding structure of some kind. You will notice that the female isn't out and about for few days and then she will emerge...
Forum: Characins   01-26-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,600
Posted By lucklein
You should research them a bit because I think...

You should research them a bit because I think they do get quite big - your 120L (30 gallon) tank could become cramped for even two full grown piranhas. I'm saying this because from what I have...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   01-26-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By lucklein
I always check the tag/stick on the plant. It...

I always check the tag/stick on the plant. It should say "true aquatic" as well as provide care requirements.
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   01-24-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By lucklein
Sorry you had to do that. I think most of us...

Sorry you had to do that. I think most of us have, or will have to do this at some point. I always think that this way is better than leaving it to suffer and possibly be picked to death by some of...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-05-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,589
Posted By lucklein
Have you thought about Kribensis? They are...

Have you thought about Kribensis? They are fairly easy to breed and they take care of their young - which is interesting to watch.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   12-27-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,176
Posted By lucklein
I agree with beaslbob. The fish profiles on this...

I agree with beaslbob. The fish profiles on this forum (click on tropical fish profiles above) suggest a tank length of 48 inches. That's about a 55 gallon, I believe. Angels can get quite large...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   11-24-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By lucklein
Apparently you should not make an indentation ...

Apparently you should not make an indentation for this bulb. It should only rest on the substrate or it will rot.
(According to the info you can find below)

HOW TO GROW A TIGER LOTUS BULB -...
Forum: Cichlids   11-24-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By lucklein
Thanks, that was what I thought. Interesting...

Thanks, that was what I thought. Interesting that he is charging different prices for them though, - that's why I wanted to get some other opinions. The "German Blue Ram" is $2.00 more than the...
Forum: Fish Breeding   11-23-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By lucklein
Congrats! I'd like to offer some advice - make...

Congrats! I'd like to offer some advice - make sure you have a backup plan for the dad. After about 10 days to 2 weeks, the mother will beat him off viciously to protect the fry. Mine protected...
Forum: Catfish   11-23-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,122
Posted By lucklein
I think they will, because I have bronze corys...

I think they will, because I have bronze corys and laser orange corys and they school together, even though the bronze corys are much smaller than the others. They hang hang out together a lot of...
Forum: Cichlids   11-23-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By lucklein
Blue Ram a.k.a. German Blue Ram?

I was looking through my LFS fish list and noticed that he is selling both Papillochromis Ramirezi and German Blue Ram.
I looked these up online and it looks to me like they are the same thing. ...
Forum: DIY Aquarium   11-22-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By lucklein
Yes, vinegar should work, and you could also try...

Yes, vinegar should work, and you could also try lemon juice. Either spray it on and leave it sit for at least 5 minutes, or saturate a cloth with it and lay it over the streaks for the same amount...
Forum: Other Pets   11-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,271
Posted By lucklein
Good idea, it looks bright and comfy.

Good idea, it looks bright and comfy.
Forum: Fish Breeding   11-10-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By lucklein
My Kribs had little ones who came out in the open...

My Kribs had little ones who came out in the open just last week. The mother had disappeared into her cave and I literally didn't see her for a few days. When she finally emerged, she had a school...
Forum: Fish Breeding   11-10-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By lucklein
Thanks for all the good ideas! I have a brood of...

Thanks for all the good ideas! I have a brood of baby Kribensis at the moment. They were escorted out of their cave by their mom last week. I will be stepping up the water changes (I have only...
Forum: Freshwater and Tropical Fish   11-10-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By lucklein
I recently acquired some Red Tailed Rasbora. They...

I recently acquired some Red Tailed Rasbora. They are schooling fish and love to play in a bit of current, which really shows off their sparkle. You might enjoy some of those in your tank - they get...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-09-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By lucklein
I use a lettuce clip - if you tear it up and toss...

I use a lettuce clip - if you tear it up and toss in the lettuce you will have it floating all over the tank. You can use slices of cucumber, zuchinni, and also spinach leaves in the lettuce clip. ...
Forum: DIY Aquarium   11-08-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,706
Posted By lucklein
I have also seen a "brushed aluminum" tape at...

I have also seen a "brushed aluminum" tape at Home Depot. It has the same brushed finish as appliances do.
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