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Is there any chance the “male” posted above could be a female? My confirmed female continues to show spawning behavior towards “him”, leaning to flash her yellow belly…but today I noticed “he” did the same to her once and then swam into a cave.
I decided to get my female a male friend last weekend and was excited to see her behavior change last night. They’re in a 75 gallon aquarium. She would repeatedly swim to him and then turn a bit to her side to flash her yellow belly, and then swim back towards her cave. He appears to be too...
Thanks for the reply Mike. I’ll stick to 2 in that tank. I’m in no hurry for them to spawn, my main concern is just the well being of the female if she’s going to be hiding behind the heater all the time.
pH - 7.0
KH - 40
GH - 30
Ammonia - 0
Nitrites - 0
Nitrates - 0 (I know...
Hello! I have a male and female A. cacatuoides in a 15 gallon aquarium (24”x12”). The male was introduced 3/27/2021. The only other tank inhabitants are a few Otocinclus cats. Temp is about 79 and ph about 7.0.
I have not seen the female in quite some time so I took the tank apart during...
Thank you. Just anubias, can’t find floaters I like anywhere. Although I did find some nice looking pennywort in the grocery store aquarium section, but I don’t feel good about buying plants from there ;)
Is there such a thing as too much tannins, or too dark of water? It gets better after I do a water change, but it gets pretty dark each week. I’m fine with it if the fish are ok. I did boil the wood ahead of time too.