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by amiidae
Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Reganochromis calliurus
Replies: 2
Views: 1729

Re: Reganochromis calliurus

Thanks for the info and input, Mark.
by amiidae
Sat Dec 20, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Reganochromis calliurus
Replies: 2
Views: 1729

Reganochromis calliurus

I recently acquired one specimen with yellow tip on the dorsal. Anyone can advise the diff (variant) between those with black tip (commonly seen) vs yellow tip ?

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Thanks
by amiidae
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Cunningham's Cichlids
Topic: Panoramic shots of my fishroom
Replies: 7
Views: 3101

Re: Panoramic shots of my fishroom

Nice !

Any close-up of the fishes ?
by amiidae
Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Taxonomy
Topic: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species
Replies: 11
Views: 4841

Re: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species

900801 wrote:Hi, what about this?

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H. trifasciatus.
by amiidae
Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Taxonomy
Topic: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species
Replies: 11
Views: 4841

Re: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species

Thanks, Mark.
mshuangchao wrote: I agree with Mark Smith, is this specimen also from Zambia? I do not know why there is so little documentation on their breeding, I have 5 specimens and hope to breed them.
I am not sure of the origin.
by amiidae
Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:09 am
Forum: Taxonomy
Topic: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species
Replies: 11
Views: 4841

Re: Remarks on Haplotaxodon species

H. microlepis ?
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by amiidae
Sat May 03, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Sand-dwellers and Featherfins
Topic: Lestradea perspicax!
Replies: 47
Views: 25228

Re: Lestradea perspicax!

Thanks for the advise.

Any second opinion ?
by amiidae
Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Sand-dwellers and Featherfins
Topic: Lestradea perspicax!
Replies: 47
Views: 25228

Re: Lestradea perspicax!

I maybe getting one.

photo fm the store. 3-4inch specimen.
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Is this a male or female ? I was told that the mouth is abit yellowish.

btw, how do they fair with tankmates ?
by amiidae
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Sarotherodon sp. ID help
Replies: 9
Views: 5099

Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

Never mind...

Total 22 fry. :)
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by amiidae
Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:03 am
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Sarotherodon sp. ID help
Replies: 9
Views: 5099

Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

:?:

Any input ?
by amiidae
Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Sarotherodon sp. ID help
Replies: 9
Views: 5099

Re: Sarotherodon sp. ID help

I just realized that they are mouth-brooder. :D How long should I wait before I stripe the fish ? http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c134/amiidae/predatory%20fish/zpost7I4A3839_zps9169c2c0.jpg The male ?? http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c134/amiidae/predatory%20fish/zpost7I4A3860_zpse23e53e9.jpg
by amiidae
Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Health, Diseases and Treatments
Topic: Ridding tank of Malaysian trumpet snails
Replies: 12
Views: 8751

Re: Ridding tank of Malaysian trumpet snails

Glad you got it sorted out.

This was an accidental discovery by a friend of mine and he recommended me this product. :)
by amiidae
Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Health, Diseases and Treatments
Topic: Ridding tank of Malaysian trumpet snails
Replies: 12
Views: 8751

Re: Ridding tank of Malaysian trumpet snails

Google this product "No-Planaria"

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I use it to deal with MTS in my Tanga tanks and they ALL gone leaving behind piles of shells in a week !
by amiidae
Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: bathybates ferox is breeding
Replies: 24
Views: 10569

Re: Re:

I was wondering at what size did you begin to see the eggspots in the males? I am planning to get 4. Thanks! The eggspot of my smaller fish developed at abt 6-7in while the other larger fish when he was abt 8+ in. Here are some shots of the development. http://www.predatoryfishkeepers.com/forums/sh...
by amiidae
Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:46 am
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Heterochromis multidens at home
Replies: 6
Views: 4460

Re: Heterochromis multidens at home

Bas Pels wrote:
I once read, on a Dutch forum, these fish are quite agressive amongst themselves, even when small. So you might want to verify you haqve sufficient shelter in their tank
Fm my experience, they are pretty much like Hoplarchus psittacus aka green parrot and Frontosa.
by amiidae
Sat Jan 04, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fish Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: Fish Photos

Looking good.

Try shooting at the same plan/level rather than aiming fm higher level. :)
by amiidae
Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fish Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: Fish Photos

Looking forward to see some new shots. :)
by amiidae
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fish Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 2810

Re: Fish Photos

Here are my comments on those photos : 1) Most subjects are soft. Some are not in focus. I believe some shots were taken where the subject was at the far end of the tank. 2) Lack of contract. 3) Cropped too tight. Recommendation : a) You need to get a remote trigger or wired for the flash to improve...
by amiidae
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Tanganyika fishes on floating pellet
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Re: Tanganyika fishes on floating pellet

Thanks for all the inputs. Looks like it is better to avoid just to play it safe. :)
by amiidae
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Tanganyika fishes on floating pellet
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Tanganyika fishes on floating pellet

Hi guys, Whats your take on feeding Tanganyika fishes with floating pellets ? I do know some hardcore hobbyists simply avoid them and some would even pre soak sinking pellets prior to feeding as to minimize air trapped in the pellet and later may cause problem to the fishes. What is your opinion ? T...

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