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by RickW
Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Little white water flea looking things on my glass
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Little white water flea looking things on my glass

One of my tanks i noticed has these little white water bugs in it... they almost look like little crabs but are almost microscopic.. they are on the glass and hop around inside the water... None of my other 30 tanks have them and the tank is clean and all that... i took the fish out and tried to tre...
by RickW
Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: OCA Vendors and Supporters
Topic: List of available fish :)
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: List of available fish :)

Still ahve some of these?
by RickW
Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Tryin ID for my malawian cichlids
Replies: 21
Views: 5145

Re: Tryin ID for my malawian cichlids

I have a similiar cichlid i tried to get an ID for... One thing i can tell you is that its deffinately not a protomelus taenotolis...I would guess your fish is a fryerei... One difference in mine and yours is, yours is lighter blue with more white on the top fin. if you look a few posts down you can...
by RickW
Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took some pics of the stock - thought I would share
Replies: 10
Views: 1779

Re: Took some pics of the stock - thought I would share

If you put a raised structure maybe a large rock or log, something along those lines..Then put your shells containing the brevis or multi's whatever they may be on top of the structure, when the fish come out of the shell they go directly to the bottom of the tank and will not re-enter the shell as ...
by RickW
Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:32 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniol

also the "tangerine tiger" is referred to as protomelas taenotolis (likoma island) and also steveni... All in all my fish is DEFFINATELY not even close to a tangerine tiger.
by RickW
Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:22 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniol

I will provide better pictures soon but this is what led me to believe its a stigmatochromis...I didnt get tis trio from some pet store i got it from a well known breeder. Follow the link and scroll down a bit to the malawi section the pic shown is identical the bottom back fin is also identical in ...
by RickW
Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniol

I now believe this is otopharnyx spelaeotes also known as stigmatochromis king cave
by RickW
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Re: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniol

definately not a freyeri... Maybe the pics are a little misleading. This fish has orange and yellow on the fins. Ill try to get some more pics up.
by RickW
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus
Replies: 8
Views: 3030

Fish ID sold to me as Tangerine Tiger Protomelas taeniolatus

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