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About swordsy

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  • Birthday 04/29/1981

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  1. swordsy

    First spawn this time round

    You got some nice fish from that spawn
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    How I set up a spawn tank

    Ive had snails start snacking on the eggs before. I dont recommend them until the fry are a few weeks old
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    Some of my Bettas

    They are some nice fish
  4. swordsy

    Hi from Cessnock NSW

    Welcome mate. I'm not too far away, I'm at Medowie but not too many others around Newcastle on here. I currently have a few wilds and have spawns of smaragdina and Mahachai but are a few months off maturity. Plenty of information on here or people to help so don't de afraid to ask
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    Is it a new tank?
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    green and blue GIANT Marble Halfmoon Plakat

    I would buy one off you if you sell them
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    Root Tabs

    Yeah mate I have four already. They slow down the algae heaps
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    Root Tabs

    Hey Brenton, I know nothing about plants but am having the same dramas as you trying to get some plants in my sorority and wild tank to stay alive so if you find a solution please post it as I will if i can sort it out
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    White Dragon Giant HMPK X Mustard HM

    All going well I should have plenty. Don't think any will be MG Until F2 I believe. Could be wrong though
  10. I just thought it has been a while since I have done a spawn log, so I might as well do this one. I'm fairly excited about this one. I put these two together on Wednesday. Girl was released on wed arvo as the male was already conditioned for another girl and the girl was a veteran having spawned for someone else before. Both were fed on dried black worms as thats all I feed now Here is the boy, not a good photo as he is in the spawn tank. I got him of jha a while ago And the girl after spawn. A little torn but he was fairly gentle. She was bought from extravagant bettas, i chose her because she was bigger than all my other girls, possibly a jumbo, has good form and i love Mustards They were spawned in a 28L storage container with clear sides. I had eggs on Thursday, Tails on Saturday so should be free swimming tomorrow when the boy will be taken out. I estimate about 150 now so should get a lot to chose from. Would be nice if I could end up with a giant MG HM
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    Green/Turquiose Male + Female CT

    Here are the eggs. I couldnt find them on ebay so went to his store http://stores.canadianaquafarm.com/-strse-Brine-Shrimp-Eggs/Categories.bok And this is the hatcheries I bought. They are only 300 ml but I find I don't get the waste http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com.au/viewitem?sbk=1&nav=SEARCH&itemId=271136052340 I have never not got a good hatch rate and its easy with the salt in there, I don't even dechlorinate the water
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    Green/Turquiose Male + Female CT

    If you want to hatch your own BBS the easiest way I have found is to buy the ones with the salt in the bag. I get them from Canadian aqua farm on eBay and they hatch every time. I know it won't help you now but will for next time. They cost more but i can raise two spawns on one 1/2 pound bag. Also the hatcheries on eBay from china for $15 work well too but take a month to get here. As for the growing at different rates I have no idea. I have the same thing with my spawns. They tend to even out more after jarring
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    Clean Up

    Wow! That is impressive. I'm sure my missus would leave if I had something like that
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    Nano Reef

    That is awesome! I have been tempted to get a nano reef for a while and looking at yours has probably put me offer the edge.
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    sick giant

    I bought this giant hmpk girl a week and a half ago and when I got her she wasn't real happy. After putting her in the barracks over night she jumped and ended up in the 3 ft sump. I put a heater on for her and she picked up but after going away for the weekend I came home to this. Does anyone know what is hanging our of her and the best way to treat it?