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Pineapples

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  1. No such luck Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. This is my setup for my bumblebee goby fry they spawn quite regularly but most of the time the parents eat them. This time I decided to try to separate them into a purpose built setup with an airstone powered filter with slow flow so that they don't get knocked around by the air bubbles small heater and instafry I also tried feeding them some livebearer fry food. No matter what I do these guys never make it past 3-4 days and when they die they disappear completely as if there was no trace. I really want to raise some and would really appreciate the help. I have methylene Blue and haven't tried it with these guys yet would that help? Am I not feeding them the correct food? If so where can I get the right food so that I'm prepared next time they spawn (prob another week or so. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. I like this idea do multies tend to attack them? I've got a really big one in a planted tank but how would they go in rift lake Conditions? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Do you find with no flow you get some food that sinks to the bottom and makes a mess on the sand? I'm feeding them Thera A+ sinking pellets and if I feed them full ones I found I was getting some that weren't eaten even when feeding them a small amount. I'm using a pepper grinder now to grind it first. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. What is the name of the little leafy plants you have as carpet in the sand? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. I'm trying to work out the best flow rate for my multies. I have 15 in 120L with a large blue planet internal filter and a small Hopar internal filter to help move the water around for no dead spots. I know they prefer low flow but I need to run the pump at full capacity to get filtration right and keep the water on the surface moving. If I try to restrict the flow (putting extra filter floss in the filter) it doesn't generate enough flow to move the water on top of the tank so some of the food just end up floating around. I've had them for about a month now with no luck spawning yet so any tips to help get them to spawn would be great too. I've been doing lots of water changes 20% to try to induce spawning but no luck yet maybe I need to leave them alone for a while. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Thanks for the advice I'll stop feeding them a few days prior and keep an eye on them. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. I got some from a guy out west of Brisbane +61 433 503 387 good quality stock and cheap Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. I got a letter saying that the power to my building will be off from 8am-4pm and I have about 8 tanks. I'm wondering what the best way to go about it would be? Here is a couple of ideas that I have but I would appreciate some input if you have a better solution: 1. Do water changes on all tanks around 12pm I've had a power cut for 4hrs before with no issues so I thought this could work 2. Add some hydrogen peroxide to help keep the water oxygenated 3. I think filter media will be ok but would it be better if I took it out and put it in its own bucket so it doesn't dry out? Looking forward to hearing some great ideas thanks in advance. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. What other species are good with Shellies I've just set up a tank which I hope to find some lamprologus multies or similus. Would having a BN effect breeding behaviour? Also what about other types of catfish such as ottos etc? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. I've got this ball of hair algae that seems to float like an Afro and Even though I don't want it in my display tanks I do quite like it and was wondering would it be harmful to fry at all? I would have thought they would actually feed on it somehow Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Legend! Much appreciated. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Yes I bought them on Ebay they were cheap and I was interested in experimenting. I'm going to try some tissue cultures of various species at some point.
  14. Interesting thread it looks similar to what I have. Here are some pics of the same stuff grown submersed I just couldn't get the roots to hold it would always end up floating.
  15. I've recently moved most of the fish out of this tank but have left it running so I don't have to re-cycle everything and i've noticed this algae growing on my moss. Is this just due to no fish to eat it or something else? I generally don't get algae in any of my tanks.