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Old 08-11-2013, 09:53 PM   #261
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Oh I wouldn't be shocked at all if they did! It is their first spawn after all, and the eggs are all white, which means a no-go correct?
Depends on how white. I've had white ones and tab mixed and a out half or them hatched so idk but they will most likely get eaten

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Old 08-11-2013, 09:54 PM   #262
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Currently have 3 German blue rams 1m/2f. I've had them for about 4-5 months now. They've never colored up and are always skittish. Right now my params are 0 0 10. And I used prime in my water change today. I'm getting lots of plants tommorow so that should help.

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Old 08-11-2013, 09:57 PM   #263
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Currently have 3 German blue rams 1m/2f. I've had them for about 4-5 months now. They've never colored up and are always skittish. Right now my params are 0 0 10. And I used prime in my water change today. I'm getting lots of plants tommorow so that should help.

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I would assume that would really help with them coloring up, they like to have some cover
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:09 PM   #264
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I would assume that would really help with them coloring up, they like to have some cover
I'm assuming that's the problem. Currently I have 2 baby cichlids that I can't figure out what to do with (bring to LFS to hopefully get them fed to something bigger. They are hybrids). The cichlids guard all the cover excessively. So I think the plants should do it
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:12 PM   #265
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I'm assuming that's the problem. Currently I have 2 baby cichlids that I can't figure out what to do with (bring to LFS to hopefully get them fed to something bigger. They are hybrids). The cichlids guard all the cover excessively. So I think the plants should do it
That's exactly your problem. Are they in a community or by themselves? They like dither fish like tetras around because they feel safer. Plus they love going in and out of plants so go plant crazy!
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That's exactly your problem. Are they in a community or by themselves? They like dither fish like tetras around because they feel safer. Plus they love going in and out of plants so go plant crazy!
The only other things in there are the 2 baby hybrids, and 5 rosy barbs.
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1 angelfish
3 German blue rams
5 rosy barbs
6 small tetras
Is over kill? I'm running the 250 GPH aquaclear and I'm getting like 13-15 new species of plants.
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Old 08-12-2013, 12:00 AM   #267
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The only other things in there are the 2 baby hybrids, and 5 rosy barbs.
Do u think
1 angelfish
3 German blue rams
5 rosy barbs
6 small tetras
Is over kill? I'm running the 250 GPH aquaclear and I'm getting like 13-15 new species of plants.
Tank size?
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Old 08-12-2013, 12:02 AM   #268
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The only other things in there are the 2 baby hybrids, and 5 rosy barbs.
Do u think
1 angelfish
3 German blue rams
5 rosy barbs
6 small tetras
Is over kill? I'm running the 250 GPH aquaclear and I'm getting like 13-15 new species of plants.
I think he has the 36g bowfront
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Old 08-12-2013, 12:03 AM   #269
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In 26? That's way over stocked imo
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Old 08-12-2013, 12:08 AM   #270
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In 26? That's way over stocked imo
I ended up being about 30 gallons (28 gallons if I don't add in the bowfront).

I only have the 3 German blue rams and rosy barbs right now. And Im picking up the angelfish tommorow or Tuesday. Can I add anything else?
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I ended up being about 30 gallons (28 gallons if I don't add in the bowfront).

I only have the 3 German blue rams and rosy barbs right now. And Im picking up the angelfish tommorow or Tuesday. Can I add anything else?
I would stick with what you have. Just watch your angel. I had an angel for a month or so, then got two rams, and even though my angel was young (about quarter size) he stalked and chased my rams. I loved my rams so much the angel went back to LFS. Not saying this will happen to you since every fish is different temperament wise, but just either have a back up or make sure you can return or exchange if needed.
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So far I can tell of 3 POSITIVE females. The others I'm not too sure on
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Old 08-12-2013, 07:42 AM   #273
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I ended up being about 30 gallons (28 gallons if I don't add in the bowfront).

I only have the 3 German blue rams and rosy barbs right now. And Im picking up the angelfish tommorow or Tuesday. Can I add anything else?
I'd either get more rosy barbs OR a school of tetras not both
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So far I can tell of 3 POSITIVE females. The others I'm not too sure on
Good! Upload some pictures maybe I can help
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How can i make my german blue ram pair to breed?

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How can i make my german blue ram pair to breed?

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You can't make anything breed. They'll breed when their ready or they may never breed
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3 months is pretty young give them time
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Yeah it'd be really rare for them to breed that fast. Mine are approaching a year old and I haven't seen eggs yet but then again plenty of interested fish to steal their eggs in my tank.
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Yeah it'd be really rare for them to breed that fast. Mine are approaching a year old and I haven't seen eggs yet but then again plenty of interested fish to steal their eggs in my tank.
First time I had eggs they were about 5 months. This is really early usually a year is when they can lay and raise the fry successfully
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