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    When I was in the hobby I had:



    Posts : 2
    Join date : 2012-02-21

    When I was in the hobby I had:

    Post by kfellmy on Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:53 pm

    My main tank had 3m/18f wild caught Zaire Blue Frontosa; 3m/10f Mpimbwe Blue Frontosa; 2m/8f Tropheus Duboisi Maswa; 2m/10f Tropheus Moorii; 12 breeding pairs of angelfish; 20 pairs of Julidochromis all types; many pairs of convicts and rainbow cichlids (they were feeder fish). The angels were my bread and butter. They spawned every two weeks. So I had 600 angels to get rid of every two weeks. My buddy got his angels to spawn every nine days. He had 70 pairs of breeding angelfish. Tons of babies to sell too!


    Posts : 530
    Join date : 2011-06-16
    Location : Fort Myers

    Re: When I was in the hobby I had:

    Post by joefish72 on Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:19 pm

    There are a few of us that need help with our angels.

    Seems so far the furthest anyone can get is 1-2 days free swimming. In my case they don't get past wiggler stage. Parents start picking them off and holding them in their mouth but can't get them to stick to the new spots they select.

    I'm setting up a rearing jar to see if I can get better results. Already have the brine shrimp eggs and I'm just waiting to see some free swimmers on the next batch. I figure the newly hatched brine should be a good food for the angel fry.

    Posts : 2620
    Join date : 2011-03-09
    Age : 35
    Location : Fort Myers FL

    Re: When I was in the hobby I had:

    Post by Fern on Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:50 pm

    Very nice!


    I think I need a bigger tank........ bounce

    Posts : 1141
    Join date : 2011-03-09
    Age : 60
    Location : Cape Coral Fl

    Re: When I was in the hobby I had:

    Post by FishVixen on Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:03 am

    I would love a set up like that.

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