December Has Been Busy

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December Has Been Busy

Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:12 pm

It's been a few months since I updated this blog.

Here's a recap of what's below (lots of pics).
- Re-scaping of two 75gal community tanks
- Apistogramma spawns
- Congochromis spawns

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Re: December Has Been Busy

Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:13 pm

Decided it was time to re-scape the 75 gallon tanks on the bottom tier. Two are done, six to go...
Planted Jungle "Number Five"
FAUNA:
(6) Biotodoma cupido
(18) Paracheirodon axelrodi
(12) Corydoras similis "violet cory"
(6) Otocinclus arnoldi

FLORA:
Echinodorus bleheri
Echinodorus 'Rubin'
Ludwigia sp.
Sagittaria subulata
Rotala sp. iindica
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Planted Jungle "Number Six"
FAUNA:
(5) Pterophyllum scalare 'Peru'
(24) Hyphessobrycon sp. "White Fin" 511
(12) Corydoras duplicareus
(6) Otocinclus arnoldi

FLORA:
Echinodorus amazonicus
Echinodorus barthii
Echinodorus osiris
Echinodorus 'ozelot'
Echinodorus 'Rubin'
Echinodorus tennelus
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Re: December Has Been Busy

Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:15 pm

Wild Apistogramma agassizi 'blue' spawn (two females, one male in a 75 gallon tank, with six neon tetras as dithers)

MALE:
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FEMALE #1 WITH FRY:
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FEMALE #2 WITH FRY:
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Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:18 pm

Wild Apistogramma agassizi 'red' spawn (since eaten by the corydoras!) (one female, one male in a 75 gallon tank with about 20 corydoras which are being moved soon to new quarters)
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Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:26 pm

Wild Apistogramma schwarzkinn 'black chin' spawn (one male, five females in a 75 gallon with six neon tetras as dithers)
*a couple of the females are my F1s that I've been able to maintain over the years.

YOU TUBE VIDEO OF THE TANK WITH SEVERAL FEMALES WITH FRY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzYtRmOLTJE

MALE:
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FEMALES, MOST WITH FRY:
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Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:34 pm

Apistogramma bitaeniata 'Río Tigre' spawns (one male, four females in a 75 gallon with six neon tetras as dithers)

YOU TUBE VIDEO OF FEMALES WITH FRY:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYkeA71Z3CM


MALE:
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FEMALES:
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Post by slimbolen99 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:37 pm

F1 Congochromis sabinae "super red" spawn (two pair in a 75 gallon aquarium with 20+ Barbus hulstaerti as dithers)

YOU TUBE VIDEO OF PARENTS AND FRY:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN9d3b7ppu8

PICTURES OF PARENTS AND FRY:
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Re: December Has Been Busy

Post by Lisachromis » Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:59 am

Got to love all those spawns! I really like those bitaneatas!

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