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Old 09-22-2011, 10:07 PM   #1
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Along with my variety of African cichlids I also have 5 black skirt tetras,good idea or bad idea? (currently no issues)
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Maybe short-term, but definitely not forever, AC get very agressive and the black skirts will not be able to hold their own.
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These fish are very evasive...with my rock&plants they've been difficult to net..any tips?
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Old 09-23-2011, 12:08 AM   #4
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These fish are very evasive...with my rock&plants they've been difficult to net..any tips?
Lowering the water level is good.
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trap them in a cave, block the exit with a net then scoop another net underneath the cave and lift the whole thing out. iv done it LOADS of times, aswell as herding them into a sideways breeder net and uprighting it when one or more is inside.
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What's the possibility of keeping breeding pairs of johanni's&yellow labs together in same tank?
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What's the possibility of keeping breeding pairs of johanni's&yellow labs together in same tank?
Africans don't form breeding pairs like allot of fish do, the form more of a breeding colony/harem. You should be able to have that mix but make sure the tank is large enough (55+) has lots of caves and the fish are stocked to the proper ratios to help keep aggression down.
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Rechecked my parameters today&the ammo level is back to 0... Do I really need to add more crushed correl?,I added added just under a cup of correl already&that was done just before my testing last nite..
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I would add enough crushed coral to get your PH where you want it with out adding extra chemicals. Keep in mind crushed coral is a very slow release.
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Thanks,I appreciate the advice..
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