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    QldMick reacted to Kaida in Free predator marine fish   
    Free saltwater fish, collect this Sunday 13th only (pickup Paradise Point):

    2 female eppaluette sharks (45-50cm)
    large Lionfish
    Coronation cod (20cm)
    Porcupine puffer (10cm)
    Val. Puffer (5cm)
    Snowflake eel (xlarge)
    Zebra eel (large)
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    QldMick got a reaction from The Tech Den in We have made some changes QLDAF code is no longer.   
    thanks I will have to sign up too.
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    QldMick got a reaction from ex0h in We have made some changes QLDAF code is no longer.   
    I'm a bit disappointed as well, I have purchased from the tech den plenty of times but there's no way I'm getting facebook.
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    QldMick reacted to ash in Longfin eel and bass   
    Aussie Long Fin Eel 50-60cm
    2or3 Aussie bass can go with him,
    2 aren’t in the best condition due to being picked on by the dominant bigger one, they are about 20-30cm
    $60 firm the lot
    Pickup from mudgeeraba
    pm me and I can send some pics to your phone
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    QldMick got a reaction from wadedidit in beware hybrid plecos being sold on gumtree   
    being sold as goldspots but are not. looks like sailfin x goldspot. two pics of a pure goldspot pleco Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus first then his fish. ive messaged him and his response was "I’m selling both so not really a concern "


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    QldMick got a reaction from crusty76 in why not to release aquarium fish   
    there's plenty of wild goldfish in the condamine and leslie dam, mostly wild coloration but I have caught a colored one below leslie dam and another colored one in a creek in Toowoomba, bigger than any goldfish from a tank. 
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    QldMick reacted to Grover65k in Giant Pink Gourami – Billabong Ontknoping   
    Border Collie meets Goldfish
    Small problem today.... the BC went for a long throw ball in the backyard and hit the wading pool. As its been in the sun for 2years the pool promptly split washing flappy goldfish at the Dog. Who just as fast turned tail and ran from the deluge.
    I now have 6 free large pond goldfish to go to good home. Send me a PM, else I will throw them back in the Billabong with the GPGs.
    Cheers. Grover 

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    QldMick reacted to Brad11 in Bristlenose Catfish Breeding   
    Hi all
    I'm a newbie looking after my wife's 60 litre aquarium which started off with what we thought were two male catfish, but one must have been female, as it has now become a Bristlenose breeding ground, with many small fry and several which are surviving to become around 2cm long. I'm not in this hobby to breed Bristlenose, nor do I have the capacity. Is anyone out there interested in adopting them, including the female? I can't tell exactly how many there are but it's at least a dozen or more. I just want to go keep one or two male catfish. I've included a few photos.

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    QldMick got a reaction from chickadee in Angel Food.   
    I'm feeding mine this from the techden
    New Life Spectrum Probiotix 300g Regular Pellet 1-1.5mm NLS
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    QldMick reacted to Cicho in EOI - Champsochromis spilorhynchus colony   
    HI all, 
    I have a small group of Champsochromis spilorhynchus (4 fish) I am looking to move on. 
    They are roughly 15 to 18cm in length with a couple of definite males and the other 2 are unknown. 
    These guys need a fair bit of space, and when they fully mature, are spectacular. 
    Pm me if you have any interest. Not really sure on value given they are not hugely common. 
    Can send picks if requested. 
    Cheers, Craig 

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    QldMick got a reaction from Sonofhud in grown man buying toys   
    arrived today very happy with it.
    heres one of mine for comparison.

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    QldMick got a reaction from Alibi in grown man buying toys   
    arrived today very happy with it.
    heres one of mine for comparison.

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    QldMick got a reaction from Grover65k in grown man buying toys   
    well I'm not sure what I'm doing but I had to buy one of these seeing as I keep some.

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    QldMick got a reaction from Sonofhud in grown man buying toys   
    well I'm not sure what I'm doing but I had to buy one of these seeing as I keep some.

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    QldMick reacted to BarrelTankz in New Member with New Idea!   
    Hi all,
    It is waterproofed with a pond sealer and yes I heated and curved the perspex myself. That was a mission but next time will be a tonne easier.
    I have a vacuum for press that i ended up using to heat the perspex until it was pliable, then i shaped to suit.
    I don't have fish in it atm as i tried to aquascape it (unsuccessfully) and have just removed all of the crap in it to go back to a simple setup. I will however probably screw a piece of driftwood with an Anubis on it to the side for a little flare. 
    I have a number of guppies (which have just had around 25 fry) which i will most likely put in there.
    I also used some devils ivy for a little aquaponic setup to help with maintenance which is running from one of these.

    I also have one of these air bubble filters 

    Some more images from the build............

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    QldMick reacted to BarrelTankz in New Member with New Idea!   
    Hi Guys,
    I am new to the hobby and the site. I started to get interested in aquariums recently and being somewhat 'handy', I decided to have a crack at a unique aquarium build.
    I ended up building an aquarium from a full size wine barrel and putting a perspex porthole in the front for viewing.
    I'd love to get some feedback from you guys on your thoughts and potential issues going forward just please keep in mind that I am a builder/cabinet maker/creator and not a seasoned aquarium enthusiast. I just had an idea and wanted to get into the hobby.
    I wouldn't mind making a few of these for people either, if there was some interest.
    Thanks in advance.
    (First and last images are of the tank empty)
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    QldMick got a reaction from Slipshodman in grown man buying toys   
    well I'm not sure what I'm doing but I had to buy one of these seeing as I keep some.

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    QldMick got a reaction from litigator666 in grown man buying toys   
    well I'm not sure what I'm doing but I had to buy one of these seeing as I keep some.

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    QldMick reacted to gingerbeer in 2 foot tank - scraped biotype   
    And fish are in the tank.  

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    QldMick got a reaction from MFF in new baby   
    1 year on.

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    QldMick reacted to mrkos in Sleepy cod   
    Got two of these guys at 5 cm a year and half a ago and this fella killed his mate and took all the food after putting him in a outdoor pond with an adult macleay river turtle I forgot about him until early this year my adult turtle started behaving differently not coming up for for her afternoon dinner and so forth after a bit of fishing I pulled this fella out stuck him in a four foot tank and he is now a family favourite who loves fresh prawns cheers

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    QldMick reacted to silverarowana in 10 X 2.5 x 3 set up for Sale   
    Moving interstate Sale.
    10ft X 2.5ft x 3ft (L x H x W) set up for Sale with 6ft x 14" x 18" with Laguna 11000 LPH for sale. Filter is full with K1, Bakki and other media
    Both Tanks were built by Dennison. The Statnd is made from hardwood Timber and stained
    As you know. Tanks are very heavy but it is on the ground level. not stairs
    Asking $1300 Neg

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    QldMick reacted to DFishkeeper in Electric Yellow Legal Import?   
    Well, I have just seen a video of some 8 - 9cm imported electric yellows currently in a tank in Melbourne. To be honest, I found them very disappointing and there is no way I will be obtaining any to use as breeding stock,  in my humble opinion my own strain are far better quality, both in colouration and body shape. I do not know where the ones in the video were imported from, but I am assuming Asia.

     My understanding is that electric yellows are not collected wild from the lake and exported nowadays. Presumably importers therefore will have the option of importing quality German stock or cheap stock from Asia, much like with Cyrtocara moori (aka blue dolphins) which have been an allowable import for many years. In my personal experience the German blue dolphins are far better quality than the cheap Asian ones and I assume this will also be the case with electric yellows. So I'm expecting there may be the odd small import of the quality German lines which will sell at a premium, probably mainly to serious breeders. But I expect the bulk of imports will be cheap Asian stock by major wholesalers which while admittedly bringing some new blood into the country, I do not expect to add any appreciable quality to current stocks.
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    QldMick got a reaction from johnbetta in Outdoor fish pond   
    I think a pond liner from ebay or Bunnings would be the cheapest for something new. 
    you can also post an add in the dry goods trader for a pond and grab one second hand.
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    QldMick reacted to Paul_cad44 in Rebuilding stand due to water leak   
    Hi all
    Just wanted to post my diy effort of rebuilding a stand. I had a store mdf stand as part of the aqua one package. My filter must have leaked as I noticed that the mdf was swelling. I panicked and immediately broke down the tank and moved the fish to my second tank. It had 500kg of weight on it and I didn't want to be cleaning that up.
    I managed to salvage the doors, top and side panel. I followed the online guides and built a new internal frame from structural pine. Recladded the frame with the salvaged panels. I think it looks the same so mission accomplished. Cost about $120 for timber and paint.
    Let me know your thoughts. 

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