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by carlt54
Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How did you cope with the power outage?
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

How did you cope with the power outage?

My power was out for 2 and ahalf days,that meant no heat in the house or in my tanks and I was alittle worried.before my tanks got to chilled I found some old styrofoam sheets that I used for insulation and cut those to size for my 70's and 55's which worked pretty good.BUT I did'nt have enough for ...
by carlt54
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Crenicichla ID (saxatilis group)
Replies: 3
Views: 1215

Re: Crenicichla ID (saxatilis group)

C.Cincta maybe?
by carlt54
Wed Oct 03, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tank devider,Whats best?
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: Tank devider,Whats best?

Thanks Kyle I found that artical earlier.I'm buying some egg crate this weekend :)
by carlt54
Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tank devider,Whats best?
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Tank devider,Whats best?

My G.Balzanii just spawned and she brooding the eggs now.Instead of taking her out I'm thinking of deviding the tank.What is best to use,a light defuser or a solid piece of plexi-glass?The tank is a 70 gal.with the male and two other females.I know the other option is to remove the other fish,but I ...
by carlt54
Wed Sep 26, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trilby's in Toledo
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Trilby's in Toledo

Here's the address:4853 Monroe st.Toledo Ohio 43623.E-Mail:sales@trilbytropicals.com
Also they have a very large collection of Afircan cichlids too.And salt water.
by carlt54
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trilby's in Toledo
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Trilby's in Toledo

If any you ever make a trip to Toledo Ohio,You must check out Trilby's Tropicals. They have a vast variety of fish,including hard to find cichlids. I just purchased all of their Satanoperca daemon and the last three Geo.Standechneri.
by carlt54
Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: G.Balzanii tank mates
Replies: 1
Views: 605

G.Balzanii tank mates

What other fish can I keep with G.Balzanii during a 3 month cool down besides the Serprea Tetra?Temp will be around 68 to 70 degrees.
by carlt54
Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

DRE wrote:Lovely species! Nice photo!
Thanks.All my photos are taken with a cheap Sony Cyber-Shot 4.1.
by carlt54
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

Piotr Koba wrote:Beautiful specimen(s), congrats on your acquisition!
Thank you.I hope to have them breeding soon.
by carlt54
Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

Sorry about the little pic.
by carlt54
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

I purchased 6 of these fish from RMS about 5 wks ago(3 males and 3 females)Right now there housed in a 125gal community.The largest male is already exhibiting spawning behavour who will soon be moved to a 70gal tank with the 3 females.
by carlt54
Sun Sep 09, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Membership
Topic: Testing, testing......
Replies: 4
Views: 952

Re: Testing, testing......

Hello I'm new to the OCA, My name is Carl and I have been in this hobby for over thirty years. Right now my intrest lie in SA eartheaters.Currently housing Gymno.Balzanii,G.Surinemsis,G.Iporangnsis and G.Orangehead Tapejos.
by carlt54
Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Membership
Topic: Cant use pm or members only areas
Replies: 13
Views: 2980

Re: Cant use pm or members only areas

Same problem.I cant access the members only site.
by carlt54
Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Member
Replies: 6
Views: 594

New Member

Hi. I just joined the OCA.My name is Carl and I've been keeping cichlids now for about 30 years.Right now my intrest lie in SA eartheaters,I'm currently housing Gymno.Balzanii,G.Suranemsis,G.Iporangnsis and Orangehead Tapejos.

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