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  1. next auction date???????? someones gotta know.......it should be qfas auction nothing is listed on qfas website more than 7 days notice would be nice whatever happened to it being posted in the announcement section
  2. look in the livestock trader section
  3. heres part of a fish compatability chart green is good tankmates orange is caution red is disasterous discus can and often do go well with angels but it can end badly as angels feed much faster than discus do and can mean they dont get the food they require
  4. billfish

    G'day, what's this fish?

    there is an established feral population of 3 spot blue gourami in the Ross River,Lower Burdekin River ,Sheepstation Creek.....maybe its one of them
  5. well i couldnt get there due to only getting date conformation 7 days earlier.... so what was there? any bargains? what was the turn out like? and most importantly.....were there any killifish there?
  6. billfish

    last nights auction

    and i was gunna tell you where to get your hands on some killies..oh well ur outa luck now
  7. billfish

    Live plants

    can get some weight that wrap around the base of plants until the roots get a hold in the gravel...just dont wrap them tight as you may damage the roor stock of the plant and do what @bluebelle said theres also plants like hm or hc..i cant remember which one it is that you can get already attatched to metal gauze as far as soil goes im not sure but would imagine you would have to put soil down then put a covering of fine gravel over the top to stop it dirtying up the water maybe proper lighting and fertiliser for plants may be a better option.......then theres co2 which helps growth immensely. ....ive only ever messed with home made co2 units never the bottle and regulator type some plants really do boom with co2 @bluebelle seems to have a good run with plants ..personally i would bend her ear a bit
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  9. poor guy........@Grover65k to the rescue.....cmon we know you would given half a chance
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  11. apparently as of 2009 we have spent 3.3 b on controlling feral animals and fish.. not to mention the losses in productivity the european carp herpes virus which was to be released last year cost nearly 20 million to develop.... now they say it could cost us another way....exports could suffer heres a read if you got the time https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/invasive-species/publications/review-impacts-introduced-ornamental-fish-species-wild-populations&ved=2ahUKEwjDwe2Z7JTgAhVGbn0KHQnEA3YQFjAMegQIBRAB&usg=AOvVaw0cuRGbsSAOGpPD-H73lm0L its a big read but interesting including hybrydising possabilities enjoy
  12. billfish

    Show us your ferals

    @sharknado who really cares if they killed them, probably better than taking them home and putting them in a tank and bringing a disease in and wiping out who knows how many fish theyre not natives so they have no place in our waterways cos thats exactly what we wanna do ..shout someone down cos they are getting rid of ferals in the creek,,,are you kidding its shit like that that will stop people culling carp,mosquito fish,talapia and even theold sword tails and guppies that are everywhere...pull ylur head out of your rear end , theyre doing our natives a favour and maybe they dont have somewhere to put them thats it rake a couple of kids over the coals for it...hope it makes u feel like a big man pearl cichlids have an established population in the wild and that only means 1 thing for our natives....they gotta fight harder to survive i suppose that you would rather see the kids in front of the playstation instad of being outside anything that hinders the onslaught of feral fish on our native population is bloody alright by me these kids need praise not ridicule..
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  16. billfish

    New stand build

    go marine ply...theres no knots in it and gives a better finish....plus its more water resistant
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  21. billfish

    Auction date for 2019

    good luck i asked same question about 3 weeks ago........someone i know said they seen the caboolture one is on feb 2 but i havent been able to confirm it Even QFAS website hasnt been updated as of last year these clubs run them to try and create some revenue..you would think someone would be delegated to inform us of the dates
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  23. yeh i did the steelworks tour as a kid...back when health and safety were non existant..all i remember was faark them smelting crucibles were huge and it was hot....... atleast your boss didnt send you to Port Augusta...or porta.gutta as they call it down there
  24. As long as it doesnt say banned next to my name i dont bother with trivial stuff like that
  25. Does your boss hate u? Whyalla ......only thing to see there is the main road out..and the steel smelter...unless youre a fisherman then the best place to be is 10 km out to sea.............been there,seen it, didnt think much of it....left
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