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  1. Bocourti

    Hi Brad the problem seems to be none compatibility with the pair and that usually means putting a divider in the tank and then there is a rock and/or large pot so something with a wide footprint becomes necessary with flow from the males side to wash over any eggs laid BTW we are guessing at the size of the fish but assume they are around 20cm size
  2. Bocourti

    how big are the fish as a std 4' seems a bit small for a pair of Bocourti
  3. Bocourti

    what size tanks are they in best would be to move him into her tank if it is big enough for the pair and have a divider in the middle so he can't get to her
  4. ANGFA NSW special presentation Guest speaker Heiko Bleher You chance to meet one of the worlds most renouned names in the aquarium industry and ichthyologial collecting. Presentation will be held at: Address: Club Rivers, 32 Littleton street Riverwood NSW Sydney. Start time and date: Midday 21st October 2017. (this special presentation will be held one week after our regular club meeting on October 14th). Heiko will be speaking on:... Biotope vs aquascape New cichlid discoveries including discus Heiko Bleher's conference dedicated to his recent ichthyologial collecting throughout the world. With a short syntesis about discus fishes This free event is open to everyone, please contact angfansw@gmail.com or sms your name to 0432 531 705 to register your interest, all are welcome to attend.
  5. Frontosa lying at the bottom of tank HELP

    some details of the tank, water parameters and tank mates she has been removed from would be helpful also a pic of that tank to see how it is arranged was anything done to the tank before she went like this can she swim or is she a belly slider with no swim bladder function
  6. African cichlids haps

    Shahed try Victorian Cichld Society or Eastern Districts Aquarium Society both have Facebook pages EDAS just has an auction last weekend VCS are holding their auction this Saturday 21/10/17 1pm start @ Mulgrave neighbourhood house wellington reserve 36-42 Mackie rd Mulgrave https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mulgrave/fish/victorian-cichlid-society-fish-aquarium-accessories-auction/1162553159
  7. nsw cichlid society major auction

    New South Wales Cichlid Society holds to major auction each year 1st Saturday in March and 1st Saturday in October these start approx. 2pm and go till 9.30pm or later depending on lot numbers the club hold monthly meeting except auction months and January on the 1st Saturday of the month 7.30 pm at Moorebank as to your other question click the link http://www.petlink.com.au/Classifieds/sale/2636831.html
  8. Fish deaths after water changes

    Sorry to hear mate It is not uncommon for the local water board to add chemicals to the water supply if they feel there is a problem or as a routine to avert a possible problem hence that Friday in your area is a problem day Sydney water have done that in the past up here and they don't notify they are doing it the fish will react to this and first signs they are unhappy are flashing were they rub against anything in the tank, they all hang at the water line breathing heavy or just go into spirals you need to invest in a water drum that way you can adjust the water parameters and have it run for a few day with an airstone or pump before you use it so it turns over drum size is up to you and dictated by position usually, close to a power point is good, you will also need a pump and some hose to reach from the drum to the tank and position the drum where you have a stable temp otherwise you may need to add a heater if the weather is cold or just boil the kettle and add to get the temp up make sure the plastic drum has only had something safe to humans in it and has a lid like in the pic
  9. Gymnogeophagus Balzanii experience?

    thought Pat Williamson would have answered this one but ............... water parameters 6.2 - 7.4 pH and low hardness so long as the water parameters are stable they don't seem to mind where on the scale they are but neutral works well young males usually have blue metallic spangles in the fins and body plus get a blue sheen in the body with yellow in the lower area females stay the same colour as fry yes the bubblehead hump is only on the males and starts to develop when the water warms up = spring at around 10-12cm Gymnogeophagus need a wintering for 3 months down to 15-18 *C and start to pick up once the temp gets over 20-22*C they don't seem to do well if it goes over 30*C ........... Sorroz keeps his in an unheated tank in the garage females determine the spawn site and then attract the male when ready from 7cm size on they are a delayed mouth brooder with the female picking the fry up when they hatch and brooding them in her mouth for 2-3 weeks they are pin head size eggs and the fry are small when released vinegar eels, micro worms, infusoria and ground up commercial food to start then upgrade to new hatched brine shrimp and commercial food as they get large food size can increase to include live black worms and mozzie wrigglers give them cover as they can be flighty if disturbed I use silk plants, wood and round sponge filters steer away from anything with spike or sharp edges there are variation in colour of wild fish by locale but the ones we have seem to be this form
  10. NLS cichlid formula or Thera A

    I feed Dainichi Cichlid Pro now tried New Era but the fish didn't seem to like it
  11. NLS cichlid formula or Thera A

    I used to feed Thera A as it had garlic but the red residue that NLS food leaves behind has made me change as a food it is very good and the fish grew and coloured well plus found it palatable, just didn't like the residue clean up in the substrate and filters
  12. Help identifying fish

    hard to tell the tail shape but it does appear rounded like the savouyi
  13. Help identifying fish

    Neolamprologus buescheri Kamakonde http://www.hobbihalfarm.com/afrikai-sugerek/tanganyika-tavi-sugerek/neolamprologus-buescheri-kamakonde/
  14. Black calvus

    do you have any pics of the fish? if both the same size unlikely a pair females are usually about 1/2 to 2/3 the size of the males high protein food in pellet form, chopped prawn (not green prawns unless you caught them) live or frozen brine shrimp or freshwater shrimp it's the dimension of the tank not the capacity that is important IMO min size I would house a pair of young fish 5-7cm is standard 2ft tank 60lt ? if they are a pair it can be hard to add single fish and the tank would need to be larger female sets the spawn site can be shell , cave, rock crevice, PVC pipe elbows whatever she likes so multiple sites recommended
  15. LONG awaited 6x2x2 geo set up

    looks like they have settled in well the L397 will reshape your goldvine centre piece as they get bigger