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by rickylbc
Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: thinking of trying to induce a spawn.
Replies: 7
Views: 2490

Thanks, Barbie..
by rickylbc
Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: thinking of trying to induce a spawn.
Replies: 7
Views: 2490

Hi Barbie, during the ro water change for a week, do you keep the heater plug, or should I unplug it? This is 30 to 50% ro water change for everyday right?
by rickylbc
Thu May 28, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: Fishy Photos
Topic: My New Wild Caught Zebras and simple setup Tank!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 6920

vandecruz, is your camera a Sony? *points to reflection* :lol: I noticed your filter setup. It looks like you have two filters for your tank, is that correct? I see one intake and return that looks like a canister setup and an overflow filter, but I don't see the intake of the overflow. I've never ...
by rickylbc
Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Here
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: New Here

khrister wrote:Hi everyone, just want to say hello to everybody.
Just decided to join since I just acquired Zebs last week. Thanks Rich for these beautiful plecos.
Welcome my friend. :lol:
by rickylbc
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: DIY Corner
Topic: exact size of slate breeding cave
Replies: 4
Views: 5938

14.5cm long by 2.5cm high and 3.5cm wide.
by rickylbc
Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Help !!
Topic: zebra move
Replies: 4
Views: 2173

From one room to another? I don't think it's going to be that hard at all. You don't even have to take them out of the tank, just take out as much water as you can and empty the tank of any decor, caves and what have you.. As far as the driftwood, there is no need to do anything to it, if it's alrea...
by rickylbc
Sat Oct 18, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: Help !!
Topic: zebra move
Replies: 4
Views: 2173

How long is the trip? I moved mine with no problem.. I put all the Zebras in a 5 gallon bucket, took more than half of the existing tank water, set it up, put the fish right back on there new home.
by rickylbc
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: In the Wild
Topic: Exports of Zebs from the wild
Replies: 28
Views: 24087

You are very correct on that one, Chris... I know about 4 people on top of my head that's selling wild caught for $250.00 and like you said, cheaper for more.. They are all over. I wonder why?
by rickylbc
Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: Almond Leaves
Replies: 11
Views: 3227

I just ordered 200 B grades and going to give it a try, will update you of any outcome.. :roll:
by rickylbc
Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:32 am
Forum: Tank Set-Up's
Topic: Slate for Zebras
Replies: 3
Views: 2063

I got mines from Home Depot.
by rickylbc
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: PH
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

Barbie wrote:Mine breed at 7.8. It's close enough ;).

Barbie
7.8 hmmm. I have a RO/DI, but I don't really wanna mess with the parameters that way.
by rickylbc
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:36 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: PH
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

I_Need_Zebras wrote:No sorry can't help. my zebs breed at a ph of 6.5 (straight from the tap)
Wow, that is low. I have to use a C02 to get my planted tank that low.
by rickylbc
Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:21 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: PH
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

PH

Has anybody bred Zebra with a ph of 8.0? I'm thinking of lowering my ph, using some almond leaves, what does everyone think of it? My tap water ph comes out @ 8.2. TIA Ricky.
by rickylbc
Thu Sep 25, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: Ready to mate?
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

14.5cm long by 2.5cm high and 3.5cm wide.

Is this the exact inside diameter that I should make?
by rickylbc
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:21 am
Forum: General Care and Breeding
Topic: Ready to mate?
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Ready to mate?

Few of my males has claim their caves. You think they're ready to mate? Should I put a slate on the front of the cave? So they can hang out outside.
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