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MattG

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About MattG

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    Sydney, Rouse Hill
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    New South Wales

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  • Biography
    Currently keeping Tropheus annectens &Tropheus Bemba F1
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    Tropheus
  1. Hey Folks, I am using Fluval, AI Freshwater Prime and a LED I bought off Aquaholics online. I found the Fluval is okay light but if you want crisp day light in your tank, the best light to be the one I bought from Aquaholics. AI prime is a decent light but you have to do a PhD to figure out how to use the app. App interface is very hard to understand and use..
  2. Finally found some Frontosa Chumbu fry. Hopefully I will get them on Friday. Post some pics bit later on.. very excited
  3. Thanks for the reply Tdj5, I am open to any type of frontosa at the moment. The importance is getting quality as I would like to keep fish that are true to the variety. I need young fish so I can get a nice colony going. Please message me if anyone can help. Thank you
  4. Howdy folks, Back in here after few years! After a nasty bout of bloat, I gave up fish keeping. Back in after setting up my tank again. Now the age old question of what fish to keep. I wanted to try Frontosa as the kids wanted to keep blue fish .. I have 2 tanks, but only one running at the moment. So looking at buying 8-10 fish, wild caught or F1. I am in Sydney so closer to home would be good. Unless I can get them shipped? Any tips around where to find some good quality fry ? Thanks all..M
  5. Hey Guys, I am back, sorry I was so busy with work and other sturf... my colonies are going okay after my bloat issue... lost few fish over the last few months... mostly due to tank aggression... I will take a few photos and post here...
  6. Hey mate, after treatment my fish are okay again.. I lost 9 fish... I think the cause was too much salt and over feeding. All fixed now...
  7. Hi Andrew, I keep tropheus and love them... I have kept Frontosa before (not many about 10). Both are exciting fish to keep. However Tropheus are more demanding if you ask me.. I just had a bout of bloat and lost 9 fish... Frontosas are more colorful so your wife could be right ... either way good luck.. you can always have two tanks and keep both...
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  9. Tabs are 400mg. Thats my hospital tank.. Main tank is over 350 L. I have the sick fish in the smaller tank. (They are babies anyway... only 4cm fish). Hospital tank is a 2 x 1 x 1 ... Actual literrage would be 45-50 L as I only filled it to 80%
  10. Thank you ! so half to 3/4 tablet or so for 45 L tank ? Also How long should I treat them for ? Cheers ...M
  11. Hi Folks, One of my Tropheus tanks got hit with bloat. I have started treating them with Metro and Epsom salt. Could someone please let me know the dosages and the treatment regime ? I just wanted to make sure I am not doing anything wrong.... Dosage for Metro, Epsom salt, How many days and the frequency of water changes would be good to know. Also should I feed the fish during the treatment or not ? Thank you !!
  12. Hey Guys, I think Eretmodus cyanostictus blue spot Kipili (Goby)is one of those underrtaed cichlids in Australia. You can get W/C under $50 each. I have 6 and love them to bits... very interesting to watch...
  13. I collected my 6 W/C Eretmodus cyanostictus blue spot Kipili from Grant Parks yesterday... Nice fish... They are eating okay at the moment... very excited to have my very first W/C fish...
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