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Forum: Ponds 12-01-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By jsic37
The edges are about 1-2 feet deep, the center is...

The edges are about 1-2 feet deep, the center is 6 feet deep so the fish can hibernate
Forum: Cichlids 03-09-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By jsic37
Finatics Aquarium

Finatics aquarium at Dixie and Meyerside in Mississauga North of the 401 on Dixie rd has some...call before you make the trip if your coming from afar
Forum: Cichlids 02-17-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By jsic37
Dealing with fry

As I posted earlier, my kribensis finally spawned. 30 fry dwindled down to 9...I was able to catch 6 and I threw them into a breeder box. Does anyone have any tips as to how to gather the fry more...
Forum: Cichlids 02-07-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By jsic37
Why do people say you should not mix Lab species in a tank?

Often when I talk with other hobbyists, particularly those who favour Mbuna cichlids, I get mixed answers about the "dos" and "donts" .

Why shouldn't you mix Labidochromis species in a Mbuna...
Forum: Cichlids 02-03-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By jsic37
How big is your aquarium? Cuckoo Catfish can get...

How big is your aquarium? Cuckoo Catfish can get 8-12 inches long. If you have the tank space then there is only one way to find out.
Forum: Cichlids 01-30-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By jsic37
Hybrid question

Perhaps these are silly questions:

Why don't people like hybrid cichlids? I have been told that some male hybrids can be very colorful whereas females tend to get euthanized. Cichlids in the wild...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 01-18-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,934
Posted By jsic37
First pic looks very similar to the turquoise...

First pic looks very similar to the turquoise rainbow. Second looks more like a bosemani rainbow. Its hard to determine what the fish will be when their juveniles. I had the same problem with my...
Forum: Cichlids 01-18-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By jsic37
They look like all males to me. Females have...

They look like all males to me. Females have "jewels"(blue spots on the black spot) and when they are ready to breed their bellies turn a dark reddish purple colour. Finatics aquarium just got a...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 01-18-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By jsic37
If you choose you can stock your betta with other...

If you choose you can stock your betta with other fish. So long as the betta is the largest fish in the tank then you should not have a problem. Neon tetras, danios, cory cats, mollies, and platies....
Forum: Cichlids 12-20-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By jsic37
https://www.google.ca/search?q=egg+tumbler&safe=st...

https://www.google.ca/search?q=egg+tumbler&safe=strict&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjElMO3m4PRAhUpxoMKHc52DZ8QsAQILQ&biw=1440&bih=754

you can buy an egg...
Forum: Cichlids 12-20-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By jsic37
Very helpful thank you Y2K!

Very helpful thank you Y2K!
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-16-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By jsic37
I gave up on ottos...i like them, they are...

I gave up on ottos...i like them, they are amazing cleaners because they don't stop. But as I mentioned before....collectively I probably spent 100 dollars worth of ottos...I probably only pulled 10...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-16-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By jsic37
No cat or dog Jackie, I think the evidence...

No cat or dog Jackie, I think the evidence suggests that the loaches and the spotted cat took care of it. I don't smell anything rotting in my room and I already checked under the furniture. Well...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-14-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By jsic37
No I don't have snails

No I don't have snails
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 12-13-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By jsic37
Decay within an aquarium

Ok this isnt the first time something like this happened. Several occasions I ve noticed that my fish would disappear for sometime only for me to find their remains later. There are times when I...
Forum: Cichlids 12-09-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By jsic37
Finatics Aquarium is a good starting point. That...

Finatics Aquarium is a good starting point. That store is Cichlid specific as the store is mainly divided between Malawi and Tandanykian Cichlids with a good mix of south American cichlids. My piece...
Forum: Cichlids 12-02-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By jsic37
THanks for the input

Thank you all for your input. It seems to me that the most popular answer is to take the pair out and put them in their own tank....I have a five gallon tank not doing anything. My Kribs are about an...
Forum: Beginner's Circle 11-22-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By jsic37
I have kois and blue angels as well, they get...

I have kois and blue angels as well, they get along fine. I am not too sure about how big your angels are but my pair of blue and Kois are roughly the same size. What Pntbtr said makes sense. If your...
Forum: Ponds 11-21-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,740
Posted By jsic37
Fish outside

My pond is six feet deep in the center so there is plenty of room for my koi to hibernate. I guy in Michigan that I follow on Instagram has his koi pond at 4 feet deep and assures me that he has...
Forum: Discus 11-21-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,462
Posted By jsic37
Finatics Aquarium at Dixie and Meyerside (north...

Finatics Aquarium at Dixie and Meyerside (north of the 401 on Dixie) had a good batch last time I was there give them a try.
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 11-16-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By jsic37
I tell this with all people having angels. They...

I tell this with all people having angels. They are notoriously hard to sex...sometimes the bump is noticeable and sometimes its not. The only way to know for sure is if you see their egg vents....
Forum: Cichlids 11-16-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By jsic37
Haven't seen them digging, but they definitely go...

Haven't seen them digging, but they definitely go in the caves and the females stay in front of them and do that "dance" when they stick their bellies out.
Forum: Cichlids 11-15-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By jsic37
Kribensis Breeding

My kribs finally spawned! I counted about 30 fry being corralled by their parents. I know the risks fry face. They either die or get picked off by tank mates or parents. So far the parents are doing...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 11-10-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By jsic37
Mike at Finatics Aquarium have Altums pretty...

Mike at Finatics Aquarium have Altums pretty frequently. They have a FB page telling the public whats in stock when they get shipments in. They had some Altums wild caught last time I was there which...
Forum: General Freshwater Discussion 11-10-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By jsic37
Betta sorority

Rule of thumb for bettas ( my experience) so long as they are the biggest fish in the tank then you shouldn't have any problems. Neo, rosy red , rummy nose or cardinal tetras are safe. Pink danios...
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