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  1. Where did we all go?

    Hi Craigo, Good to see you back. I have only met you once... just before you closed the tanks. I am just around the corner from you. Facebook is where a lot of people have gone. I haven't been posting much on forum or FB either. Nowadays due to young additions to the family, I am just breeding little nano fish (i.e. corydoras, danio, just getting into killifish and rainbows), and shrimps (mostly crystals, taiwan bees and some cherries). Keen to see what you are going to set up this time round. Good luck!
  2. Something like this and spray paint it any colour you want? https://www.bunnings.com.au/brutus-12-x-12-x-1-5mm-2-4m-angle-building-moulding_p1100623 https://www.bunnings.com.au/brutus-19-x-19-x-2-5mm-2-4m-pvc-building-moulding_p1100622 https://www.bunnings.com.au/brutus-4-5-6mm-x-2-4m-building-moulding-external-angle_p1100645
  3. Been keeping discus on and off for over 20 years. I haven't had issues. The last time I kept discus was for 3-4 years until November 2017. Only had 2 sub-adults cark it in that time and a handful (10-20) fry/juvies died while growing them out (which I think is quite normal for breeding/growing out fry). I find they do best with more water changes than less. I was doing 50% WCs at least 2-3 times a week and sometimes on a good week I do daily WCs, but sometimes I could only manage WC for the adults once a fortnight. I am more diligent doing WCs for the fry/juvies depending on work. I use rain water/RO water/mix tap/RO waste to get TDS 60-80 for breeding pairs and tap water/RO waste around TDS 200-400 to grow out juvies. Once the young get to size, I just keep them in regular tap water. Adults were mostly fed FDBW and NLS discus pellets in auto feeder (while I am at work) and juvies on BBS/moina/FDBW/NLS pellets/Tetra Colour. They are not that difficult in my experience. The key is clean water. With clean water, they don't sulk, they grow well and rarely have diseases. I don't worm them regularly (I know some people do) and do not run a UV either. Just simple clean water and good-ish food. Hope this helps. They are amazing fish but I had to give them up due to new additions to my family.
  4. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    Sold and picked up.
  5. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    One tank sold. Ad updated.
  6. WTB LOW CARE PLANTS

    @bluebelle usually has healthy plants at reasonable prices.
  7. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    Hi, I have updated the sale post. Tanks 1, 2 and 3 are all available. The rack can be included for additional $. Send me a PM if you are keen. Cheers.
  8. Pseudomugil luminatus

    Thanks mate. Will have to check it out when I get a chance.
  9. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    One tank sold. Original post edited.
  10. Nice video. Can you do something like this? Ok not quite the same extravagant rig but DIYish a similar one?
  11. Hi, Does anyone keep and breed them? Keen to get 2 or 3 trios of young sub-adults. Please let me know if you have some available. Thank you.
  12. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    Sent you a PM.
  13. SOLD - Fish Tanks - SOLD

    More tanks available. Added pics.
  14. TANK 1 2' x 18" x 18" display quality tank with full lids (around 61 x 45 x 45cm) (Top shelf right tank in 1st pic). Drilled for 32mm overflow on one side. SOLD TANK 2 4' x 18" x 20" display quality tank with low iron opti clear starfire front panel with full lids (around 122 x 45 x 50cm) (Middle shelf tank in 1st pic and 2nd pic). Drilled for 32mm overflow and 25mm at 50% level on the left side for quick water changes. SOLD All tank dimensions are in L x W x H and are still running on the rack system so I guarantee it holds water fine. Will empty them prior to pick up. Pick up from Birkdale.
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