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    Help identifying equipment

    Thank you Colin! Would you (or anyone) happen to hazard a guess to which brand / model they are so can find instructions online? I can't find this Reef Octopus one anywhere....!
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    Help identifying equipment

    Hello all, I've always had planted aquarium but picked up a used salt water set up recently and need some help identifying models for these parts of hardware, to understand what they are and if i'm missing any parts. thank you in advance! hey
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    Blue Rams

    Thanks all I have moved the danios and platies to sister tank now. Appreciate the input. Does this leave better conditions for rams now? How do they typically breed ? Courtin rituals? Sexing?
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    Blue Rams

    The danios only swim at the top of the tank, absolutely no problems that I can see Rams happily roaming around the bottom to mid section, generally together Can move the platies easily enough to another tank Any help on sexing? Breeding?
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    Blue Rams

    Hello all I bought two blue rams today to go in my community tank I'd like to get them breeding and hope I have a pair Any help on sexing them is great and also breeding tips Tank set up 120 litre Heavily planted Mopani wood 35 neons small 20 albino zebra danio Few platies 3 small angels 1...
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    Rams - Help Identifying And Breeding

    Thank you both for your comments. Is it normal that the female attacks the male always? He seems to hide behind the filter Also any tips on how to get breeding? I have bog wood but no caves ? Can easily pick a another female if that's recommended, what age do you think they are?
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    Rams - Help Identifying And Breeding

    Hello all I hope you can help me understand which breed of ram I have I hope to breed them and have set up a pair in a 40 litre tank alone though will get a group of 6 neon dither fish I know for sure one is a female with pink belly and wet protected of space but it keeps bullying the other...
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    Apistogramma Panduro Advise

    Thanks see more photos: 2 3
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    Apistogramma Panduro Advise

    Thanks Kizno. Do you think this is a male though? I bought it as a female so it should be 2 females to the 1 male?
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    Apistogramma Panduro Advise

    Hi All, I bought this fish recently and its having trouble settling into my tank. The tank is supposed to be a 'panduro only' one and I definitely have a male and female who are showing fantastic colours. However the below fish is bullied and despite having numerous hiding caves is always...
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    New Breeding Project Ideas

    do you remove the parents then? What tank set up do you have? Would like to give it more go at breeding cacs.
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    New Breeding Project Ideas

    Would I be succesful with breeding cacs in my community tank if I move the Rams into another tank? The communty otherwise consists of 3 x platies / 15 cardinals / 3 ottos. Are these fish ok to keep wi the cacs? Tank is 190 litre, planted with plenty of cocunut caves and bogwood...
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    New Breeding Project Ideas

    It working it terms of them getting along.... but not for the breeding. What would you suggest Bigbruiser? I would love to have these both breed but do they need separate tanks? Would either work in the smaller tank? And what set up should I go for? The male cac is very big! (the rest are 4...
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    New Breeding Project Ideas

    Hi All, I am hopeful you could come up with a few ideas for a new fish for me to try breeding: I have a 20-30 litre tank (need to check the size) and would like another project of something that I could house purely for the purpose of breeding. I would prefer something that is easy, yet is...
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    Help Sexing Rams?

    The large one is displaying a red nose if that means anything? Whilst the smaller has some pinkish markings near it stomach....? I think im unsure still on the larger.... Does anyone know much about breeding? will they show courtship? they hang around mostly...
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    Help Sexing Rams?

    I found this website and photos to illustrate the difference, which would suggest they are females - although my large ram has three long spikes on its top fin like the male? http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/cichlid/germanblueram.php
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    Help Sexing Rams?

    I read somewhere about the blue spots on the black spots meaning it is female? But both of these have this?
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    Help Sexing Rams?

    Hi All, I recently purchased these rams from a new fish shop near me. Unfortunately the smaller which i thought was female that she caught has a bit of a nipped fin, but will be fine given time in my tank with just cardinals and ottos Please could people help sexing these, i believe they are...
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    Ideas On Fish To Add? 190 Tank

    I am keen to go with the Rams route and give them a go. Saw Bolivian Rams in my LFS - though at £8 each seemed a little excessive? Also they have some Parrot fish - does anyone have thoughts on these? Would they each my cardinals? Lastly, I love the look of firemouths but worried they would...
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    Firemouth Fry!

    Westwood, Your tank looks amazing! Just wanted to ask what size tank would I need to try and breed Firemouths in? I have a 190l community at the moment with cardinals, and cacatuoides. Would they work in there? Also do you have more photos of your tank, just for inspiration! Thanks hexy
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