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  1. Multies finally have fry and they're out of the shell so they must've been in there a week or two. Do I just feed them the same food? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Two of the dominant females are darker than the rest is this what you mean? Or even darker? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. I'm interested in a adding a bit more diversity to my tanganyikan tank (multies) and would like to add a sponge and some snails. I don't want to add anything that will stop them from breeding but the tank is quite empty. Any recommendations? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Ive upgraded my tank and they've settled in still no fry they all look happy and healthy. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. I've got a blue planet AA660RGW and it needs new light bulbs I was running just one white but I think I'll get one white and one blue. Where is the best place on the Gold Coast to find these? I'd preferably like to pick them up today rather than order online. Everywhere that I ring doesn't have hem in stock. Also I've seen some LED versions online do they clip straight in or do they run of a different transformer? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. No such luck Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. What is the name of the little leafy plants you have as carpet in the sand? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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