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Hey Jo,

Just give them a temperature around 25 degrees, some wood, and a diet of mainly vegetable things and they will do well.
As they are mature they will spawn as easy as a common bn :wink:

Good luck with them
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Thanks for the advise John they arrived this morning all look really healthy, I am really impressed how active they are with the tank lights on, not what I am used to at all :lol: :lol:
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Yup, this is a good looking fish which you can actually see :lol:
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Hello John
I got some L174 a couple of months ago from Wildwoods in London, a picture of one of them in the shops tank with some other plecs.
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With them being hypancistrus, i have been keeping them at 29 degrees, which has me wondering why you are keeping yours at 25 degrees ?
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Jo's Zebs wrote:Hi John
I have got 7 L144 youngsters arriving on Thursday.
From your experiance with this fish have youany advise.
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Hope this clear's thing's up for you Andrew C :wink:
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Hello John
25 degrees is the lowest temperature i have read to keep them at, Janne's breeding report from Planet Catfish, breed them them between 27 to 29 degrees.

http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog/sp ... ies_id=599

http://www.planetcatfish.com/shanesworl ... cle_id=319

Curious to know where you read that they prefer it slightly cooler ?

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Hey Andrew C,

Sorry, i had to be more specific, jo asked me about L144 not L174.

Thought you wouldn't miss it as i quoted the post of her.
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Sorry, doing two things at once here and had 174 on the brain Doh ! :oops:

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:lol: No prob bob

BTW nice L174 you've bought there, how many have you got right now?
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Thanks John
I got five of them in early November, they were quite dear or i would have got a couple more.

They are pretty new and still hide away constantly, but are eating well, which is always a good sign.

How are you finding your L174, have you had them a while.

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Well i bought mine around the same time, just added 2 recently.
Got a group of nine now, i think their behaviour is about the same as my zebs.
Hope to get this group to breeding the coming year :)
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John wrote:Yup, this is a good looking fish which you can actually see :lol:
Taken a video of them a bit shakey

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Nice one :)
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Lovely pics. :lol:

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