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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-13-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By squirrilah fish
When I have used blood worms I use freeze dried,...

When I have used blood worms I use freeze dried, at most once a week. I don't the spread of disease is something you need to be too concerned, if there were contamination it would likely be a...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-11-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By squirrilah fish
NLS is the best. Also, now I have t tried it yet,...

NLS is the best. Also, now I have t tried it yet, but the Cobalt with probiotics is supposed to be a great supplement too. But nothing beats New Life Spectrum. I use it for all my fish, not just my...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-10-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
Are you doing regular Socolofi or albinos (snow...

Are you doing regular Socolofi or albinos (snow whites)?

Looks good! That will be a fun set up.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-10-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,602
Posted By squirrilah fish
Problem

Fish can do pretty well on little to eat. Their stomachs are roughly the size of their eyeballs.
Even if they are madly begging for food, does not mean they need to be fead.

I fead mine NLS...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
Yes, I am the same way. I rarely get treatments,...

Yes, I am the same way. I rarely get treatments, because like you said, with good water quality and nutrition, you won't have many problems, and any you do usually go away on their own. But when it...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-09-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
Your the first person I have seen that says it...

Your the first person I have seen that says it does nothing. I've used it, quite a bit actually for torn fins, and other things, I have also not used it. It makes a noticeable difference to me. Just...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
75 gallon compatability question

If you like Johanni's I would get their less aggressive cousin the maingano. Looks exactly the same, less attitude.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
75 gallon compatability question

Albino Socolofi is another one of my favorites. I have one, very fun to watch.

There's SO MANY! Lol. Good luck.
I love Demasoni, they are a blast to watch also. I tried keeping a big group of...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
OH! See if you can find a Metraclima sp. Dolphin....

OH! See if you can find a Metraclima sp. Dolphin.

Gorgeous fish!


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
75 gallon compatability question

That would be pretty well stocked, but you could totally add a few more. 20-25 is a good number. I suggest:

Cynotilapia Afra, (there's a few different types, all good) or Labidochromis hongi


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:38 PM
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Posted By squirrilah fish
I extremely doubt it, Sent from my iPhone...

I extremely doubt it,


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
I agree poor water quality causes initial...

I agree poor water quality causes initial infections, but once a fish is infected, and gone through treatment, so it doesn't have a slime coat and is susceptible to normal bacteria always in the...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
Aren't Auretus pretty mean? Sent from my...

Aren't Auretus pretty mean?


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
Not always. Sent from my iPhone using...

Not always.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By squirrilah fish
Oh man, ya that's what I want. So cool. ...

Oh man, ya that's what I want. So cool.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
metronidazole is the main ingredient in General...

metronidazole is the main ingredient in General cure.

The Melafix/ Pimafix is to prevent secondary bacterial or fungal infections, which are common after treating LLD.

I've used Melafix a...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirrilah fish
Help. Young maingano with hole in head?

API general cure, and a hospital tank if you can. Hole in the head takes weeks to go away, you have to keep treating even as symptoms start to improve. Also a good diet, and perfect water quality are...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By squirrilah fish
See if some Melafix clears it up. And take good...

See if some Melafix clears it up. And take good care of water quality. Hopefully it's just a minor bacteria, or flesh wound.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By squirrilah fish
I'm thinking OB Metriclima. Sent from my...

I'm thinking OB Metriclima.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By squirrilah fish
Electric Blue Acara

Mines about 6", 2.5 years old.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By squirrilah fish
75 gallon compatability question

Acei, and other Mbuna are VERY versatile. Just do your research. Do properly size harems with good M to F ratio, generally 1 to 3.

A 75 gallon is an excellent size, the possibilities are...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-08-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By squirrilah fish
+1 for multies. Or get a bigger tank. I...

+1 for multies.

Or get a bigger tank. I still want to do a Emantiopus tank, so bad.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By squirrilah fish
There's everybody. More or less, how's it going?...

There's everybody. More or less, how's it going? Everyone alive? I saw CCGXT has his first brood goin, that's pretty exciting.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By squirrilah fish
I guess no one missed me :( Sent from my...

I guess no one missed me :(


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 10-07-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 346,781
Posted By squirrilah fish
Most recent update video. Been away for a while....

Most recent update video. Been away for a while. All male African peacock tank with others
https://youtu.be/wEHaR4QMu8s


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