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    apisto sp colombia id?

    lfs says its apisto sp colombia. what is your guess?
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    Insanity

    Mike what is your experience in keeping Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus? Did they hunt apisto eggs? 2 - 5 year old Belgian Flag Tetras (Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus) - never got around to breeding them
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    Dicrossus Maculatus

    further information about keeping and breeding dicrossus maculatus 1m plus 3 f. My tank is 280l, 140cm wide. ph 5.5 gh <1 kh < 1 tds 50. community 4 adult dicrossus maculatus, 18 nannostomus marginatus 10 nannostomus eques. female no 1 that is probably a dominant female is not successful in...
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    Dicrossus Maculatus

    keeping dicrossus maculatus is a good lesson. 1 male and 2 females in addition to dither fish would be probably enough for this size (140cm long 280 liters) of the tank. i can keep 3rd female and i do, but does not seem she wants to spawn as clearly there is no room for her. 2 spawning females...
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    Koslowski book(s) & translation

    great, thank you. ill speak to you when my book arrives.
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    Koslowski book(s) & translation

    yes, i have ordered the original Koslowski’ book Die Buntbarsche Südamerikas... as soon as i receive ill contact you. What is the price of translation pls?
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    Koslowski book(s) & translation

    Hi Mike do you still offer translation pls?
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    Dicrossus Maculatus

    My experience with dicrossus maculatus. My tank is 280l, 140cm wide. ph 5.5 gh <1 kh < 1 tds 55. I started with 18 n. marginatus, 4 young pterophyllum scalare , and 5 dicrossus 3 females and 2 young likely females). The community was doing well it was relatively peaceful, but there was not much...
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    Poeciliocharx weitzmani

    thanks yes that is strange behaviour, maybe someone else can advise us. with relation to feeding i use vinegar eels to feed the tiny size fry in early stage, in addition i believe there is plenty of microorganisms that fry can be feed with in my tank.
  10. andris

    Igarape Prosperitate

    does anyone know where to find names and description of examined 16 localities pls? the book advises to use a table on page 165 however that table does not exactly give locations on the map.
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    Poeciliocharx weitzmani

    thank you, maybe its a matter of stress of new conditions, i has been 4-5 days since they have moved. tank is decorated with dead wood elements, leaf litter as a carpet. ph 4.9 compared to 5.5 in the previous tank. there are definitely hiding places. 1 female is behaving similar to your fish...
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    Poeciliocharx weitzmani

    does anyone have experience with Poeciliocharax weitzmani to share please? what size of aquarium they demand? i had them in the community tank of 140cm long and decided to move into 80 cm only with small dither and they do not seem to be happy despite actually water conditions and chemistry are...
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    Apistogramma agassizii biotope

    thank you.
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    Apistogramma agassizii biotope

    What submersed would you use to mirror upper rio negro forest brook conditions. I was thinking about Myriophyllum sp which Mike Tuccinardi used in his biotope tank or egeria najas. Did you see these plants in upper rio negro or any other submersed plants?
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    dicrossus sympatric fish?

    what are dicrossus maculatus and filamentosus sympatric fishes that can be keep in 30-40g tank?
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