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  1. mantisfan101

    N. America Looking for male panduro

    I have 2 panduro females and I’m really hoping to find both of them a male, so far please let me know if you have any. Prefer to have them shipped, but buying local works(Md)
  2. mantisfan101

    Is this lockjaw?

    I left for 2 days for a vacation and saw my female like this. She’s been hiding all the time and I saw her mouth open in a finny position. She hasn’t really eaten since and always seems to be hiding and she doesn’t seem to be able to fully close her mouth. Is this lockjaw and is there a chance...
  3. mantisfan101

    Borellii or hongsloi female

    I got a pair of borelli from my lfs but my female looks a bit different. I also noticed that they had some hongsloi mixed in with some of their other species as well so now I’ having doubts if this is indeed a borellii female.
  4. mantisfan101

    Guppies as dither fish

    I added some in with my cacatuoides wild from peru trio, would this work? Would the guppies somehow eat the fry?
  5. mantisfan101

    Moving bonded panduro to another tank

    How do I move them to another tank without breaking up the pair bond? They’ve spawned at least 5 times for me and I need to clean out the tank because the silicone is wearing off.
  6. mantisfan101

    Panduro kept 2 spawns together

    So my panduro spawned 3 weeks ago and she still ahs about 4 somewhat decent sized fry left. I checked on them a couple days ago and and I saw that she had eggs and strangely enough, the 4 leftover fry in the pvc tube with the eggs. I checked up in them today and I can see that they’re free...
  7. mantisfan101

    Acclimating fry to new tank water

    My panduro spawned again and this time I decided to care for the fry separately since when I leave them with the parents, they always disappear after a week without a trace. How would I go about acclimating them to different tankw ater? Should I drip acclimate?
  8. mantisfan101

    Bloodworms ok for cacatuoides?

    I have some bloodworms that I feed to my other fish but it’s about 9 months old, yet I’ve never seen any adverse results on my fish and has actually helped my bettas spwn better. I fed 3 individual worms to some of my apistos and now I’m afraid that it’s going to cause them to bloat, which I’ve...
  9. mantisfan101


    Hey all newbie here! I’ve been onsessed with apistos for a while and recrntly decided to make the jump. I’m considering getting a pair of borelli bella union from apistodave. I’ve done my share in bettas and anglefish so I decided to take the plunge. Thank you so much for this forum and I’m...