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by Caesars
Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: General Fish Chat
Topic: 1st spawn
Replies: 15
Views: 28748

Re: 1st spawn

Well done!
by Caesars
Fri May 28, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: PRIVATE Sales and Wants
Topic: Sale of tanks, tank lights etc.
Replies: 0
Views: 1281

Sale of tanks, tank lights etc.

Due to redesigning and expanding our fishroom we have a number of tanks, fry raisers, Arcadia twin bulb tank lights and two aluminium box section professional 3 tier stands complete with 3 100 lit tanks each. Also wood, slate etc. All tanks guarranteed waterproof - currently operating. Photos / pric...
by Caesars
Wed May 12, 2010 10:46 pm
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: Peckoltia spawn
Replies: 0
Views: 4123

Peckoltia spawn

Delighted to announce the first spawn of our Peckoltia L76 group. For more info and photos see here: http://www.mchportal.com/fishkeeping-mainmenu-60/stock-the-inhabitants-mainmenu-79/breeding-hints-and-tips-mainmenu-83/692-keeping-and-breeding-peckoltia-sp-l076.html . On a spawning note too, check ...
by Caesars
Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:44 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: Treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 1338

Treatment

Hi all, An article we eventually wrote about treating skin ulcers on fish. Treatment tried and tested on zebras, excellent results. Added benefit: medication available OTC in the UK (as opposed to everything we can't find or the vets won't prescribe or has been withdrawn .. or.. or..... We sincerely...
by Caesars
Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: Help !!
Topic: Another unwanted visitor, please advise!
Replies: 9
Views: 6900

Hi Linzi, no idea what these are however, from experience, critters with exosceleton are really difficult to get rid off. I would suggest using Parazin P - it is safe for the fish and does a good job on unwanted visitors. The treatment takes around 40 days because it attacks the critters when they s...
by Caesars
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Forcefeeding
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

The method is to be used as an ultimate means of saving a fish, as indicated in the article. We use it when the fish appears to be a "lost" case, unless action is taken. It works, it just needs a bit of care. If a fish is about to pass away the only thing that might help it is intervention from the ...
by Caesars
Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Forcefeeding
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

Yes .... so do we!!!
by Caesars
Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Forcefeeding
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

Forcefeeding

Hope none of us will ever need it, but just in case, here is some info on how to do it: http://www.mchportal.com/fishkeeping-mainmenu-60/stock-the-inhabitants-mainmenu-79/feeding-mainmenu-81/47-feeding/540-force-feeding-fish.html The photos show a cichlid but we have tried the method on larger plecs...
by Caesars
Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:18 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: Wild Caught Vs F1 H. Zebra L46
Replies: 13
Views: 5359

Hi all,
Agree with Amin - you may find the discussion here http://www.mchportal.com/fishkeeping-ma ... g-iii.html of interest. Wild caught vs Tank bred.

Regards
by Caesars
Wed May 13, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: Breeding Ancistrus Temmicki (L144)
Replies: 11
Views: 11788

And after all this debate, just a quick note to say the article re: the breeding is now uploaded here: http://www.mchportal.com/fishkeeping-mainmenu-60/stock-the-inhabitants-mainmenu-79/breeding-hints-and-tips-mainmenu-83/49-breeding-hints-and-tips/533-keeping-and-breeding-ancistrus-l144.html (hope ...
by Caesars
Mon May 04, 2009 10:03 pm
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: L333
Replies: 8
Views: 6003

Yup. Ours reach 1 1/2 inch in 6-8 months in the 250 lit tank with the adult colony and massive water changes. More space though will favour growth. The only good thing is that they are pretty tough.
by Caesars
Mon May 04, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: L333
Replies: 8
Views: 6003

Well done!!! Once they get going there is no stopping them. What's your plans for the fry? (we have about 200 here as we speak!)
by Caesars
Sat Apr 11, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: Breeding Ancistrus L213
Replies: 4
Views: 5399

John: apologies, we forgot to URL it. It works now. For future reference, the homepage address is http://www.mchportal.com , and all these articles are under FishKeeping according to topic. Amin: We are not convinced that everything which is labeled wild caught these days is in fact wild caught inde...
by Caesars
Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: Breeding Ancistrus L213
Replies: 4
Views: 5399

Breeding Ancistrus L213

For all interested there is a report here: http://www.mchportal.com/fishkeeping-mainmenu-60/stock-the-inhabitants-mainmenu-79/breeding-hints-and-tips-mainmenu-83/49-breeding-hints-and-tips/508-keeping-and-breeding-ancistrus-l213.html , complete with as many photos as we managed to take. With the cur...
by Caesars
Thu Dec 25, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: L262 Spawn
Replies: 7
Views: 6559

Hi all and a very Merry Christmas, just a quick note that the article on breeding the L262s, complete with photos, is now available on line at http://www.mchportal.com/aquatic-life-mainmenu-114/aquatic-life-freshwater-mainmenu-142/tropical-fish-mainmenu-148/96-fw-tropical-fish/425-hypancistrus-sp-l2...