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  1. The Dave

    How To Make A Very Simple Brineshrimp Hatchery

    In this professionally filmed, and produced short film, I introduce the viewer to a simple and inexpensive brine shrimp hatchery. For those of you who are not familiar with this creature, newborn brine shrimp are an essential, easy to raise, and very nutritious live food item for newborn fish...
  2. The Dave

    How To Culture And Feed Microworms To Your Fish

    One of the best ways to improve the growth rate of newborn fish is to give them ample supplies of healthy live foods. Microworms are a great choice for feeding small fry. These roundworms are a free-living (non-parasitic) nematode that is also known as the sour paste nematode. They are very easy...
  3. The Dave

    How To Culture And Feed Microworms To Your Fish

    One of the best ways to improve the growth rate of newborn fish is to give them ample supplies of healthy live foods. Microworms are a great choice for feeding small fry. These roundworms are a free-living (non-parasitic) nematode that is also known as the sour paste nematode. They are very easy...
  4. The Dave

    How to Culture And Feed Vinegar Eels To Your Fish

    One of the easiest ways to improve the growth rate of newborn fish is to give them ample supplies of healthy live foods. However, most live food cultures can be difficult to keep going over the long run. One exception is the vinegar eel. These creatures are incredibly easy to raise and feed to...
  5. The Dave

    The Ramshorn Snail Friend Or Foe

    The ramshorn snail is often seen as an aquarium pest that people want to avoid. However, they only pose a problem in an aquarium that is unbalanced. When the aquarist adds too much food to the tank, the ramshorn snails take advantage of the abundance and breed at an alarming rate. Population...
  6. GamerChick5567

    I made a new breeder box!

    Hopefully this will be the right place to post this, and not the breeding section. Also hopefully my formatting is ok since I'm new here. Anyway today I had to make a new fry box for my 90 gallon. Here's the story, last night I tried to rescue some of my 1 month old convicts. They kept...
  7. Lil g

    Tips for raising flowerhorn fry

    Hey guys I'm currently taking care of some flowerhorn fry that my friend gave to me and I need some tips on how to raise them. It seems like alot are dying off from some kind of bloat or something. There bellies are bulging whwn I find them dead and I only feed them flake food about 2wice a day...
  8. Truetommy

    Texas and Blood Parrot Breeding pair

    This is going to be a log of updates on my breeding pair of a Texas and Blood Parrot. The fish first successfully spawned in a 100 gallon community cichlid tank, however i decided to get the most out of this breeding pair, it would be best to seperate them into their own 55 gallon. After two...
  9. I

    Acara fry help please

    Can anyone give me any pointers on how to look after Acara fry? For about 9 months the eggs have been getting eaten, I'm not sure by who so this is my first time trying to look after them. I only have about 20 left after most of them being sucked out of the bottom of their hatchery by I think...
  10. Truetommy

    Blood Parrot and Texas Breeding

    I have recently noticed my Blood Parrot (female ~6") and Texas cichlid(male ~7") burrowing a cave under a rock, however when I looked into my tank this morning there were at least 300 fry swimming with them. I took out the fry and put them into a 10 gallon for now. Anyone know what these guys be...
  11. RampageRR

    FS | Festae fry - entire group for sale | $60 | Martinsburg, WV 25401 | Pickup

    Looking to sell my group of approximately 30-35 festae fry (1/4-1/2 an inch or so, a little over a month old). My pair just spawned again, and I'm afraid they're going to clean their first batch out before the new one hatches if my experience with other cichlids holds true. I'm in Martinsburg...
  12. joegriggs

    Firemouth X Ellioti Hybrids

    Hi, My female Firemouth decided to lay with my male Ellioti. I didn't think much of it as previously the Firemouth had tried it with the Tibar, twice, but although the eggs seem fertile they disappeared after a few days with no sign of fry. This time though the eggs have hatched and the fry are...
  13. Hendre

    How many Guppy's needed to feed preds?

    Good morning mfk. In the future I am getting a 250 L tank in which I want to keep 3 African bushfish, 2 African butterfly fish and 5/6 upside down synodontis. I would like to breed Guppy's to feed as a treat to the bush and butterfly fish once a week. (Maybe 2 a fish) The question is how adult...
  14. Lil g

    Convict fry.

    My Convicts have left me a surprise in there cave today.. I don't know the first thing about caring for fry... I've been trying to get my jack dempseys to breed for a year now and nothing.. Then my Convicts decided they were going to lay.. Anyways I have a pearlscale cichlid, a green terror and...
  15. Angelphish

    Angelfish Breeding

    I caught one of my Angelfish laying eggs today. This wasn't her first time, but it was her first time not eating them. About a minute later I see my Leopard Angel come to fertilize them (I'm going out on a limb and guessing this one is a male), and surprisingly, he didn't eat the eggs either. If...
  16. Angelphish

    Angelfish Breeding

    I caught one of my Angelfish laying eggs today. This wasn't her first time, but it was here first time not eating them. About a minute later I see my Leopard Angel come to fertilize them (I'm going out on a limb and guessing this one is a male), and surprisingly, he didn't eat the eggs either...
  17. T

    Flowerhorn cichlid and black convict fry

    Hey guys I'm a newbie and this is my first batch of fry. I don't know how it happened but my flower horn and black convict reproduced and I don't really know how to take care of them. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated. I found them this morning and was shocked I managed to separate most...
  18. Nativefishkeeper904

    How do I get fry into a breeding net?

    My pair of convicts have been breeding in my 55 gallon community tank with 2 fire mouths and a jack Dempsey. The first batch of fry got eaten by the fire mouths, and the second batch died when I tried to use a gravel vac to move them to the breeder net. The convicts are laying a 3rd batch of...
  19. Nativefishkeeper904

    What should I do with my convict fry once they hatch?

    A pair of my convict cichlids just recently laid some eggs in my aquarium... What should I do with the fry when they hatch? I definitely can't keep them all. Any ideas or advice? Thanks :)
  20. Soco

    Convict Cichlids Fighting After Unsuccessful Spawn

    Hey everyone Sorry I am a noob with cichlids and I have a few questions about breeding and such. I have 2 Convict cichlids, in the middle of last week they laid their first batch of eggs and the fry hatched last week thursday but unfortunately something went wrong and the fry lasted for a few...
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