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PostSubject: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyFri Jul 06, 2012 5:00 am

Hi all, finally signed up with you lot after lurking a few times.

Been keeping fish ranging from Tropical to Marine/Corals for the last 20 years and have found a fish that intrigues me enough to breed them, the Bristlenose Very Happy

I have a Juwel Trigon 350 that will be the grow out tank and I'm setting up a 2tier 2ft set up for the breeding, can't wait!

P.s. Currently have my first spawn of Albino Fry about 21 of them G'Day from Perth! 1650918589

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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyFri Jul 06, 2012 9:18 am

trigon as a grow out tank, you really are spoiling them Laughing

Welcome Smile

All the best with your breeding setup, are you going connected sump or separate tanks?

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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptySat Jul 07, 2012 7:43 am

Yeah they will have a ball!!!

Signed up after listening to your recorded interview on the web the other day mate, Impressive!

I've set up the Breeding tanks today (no water yet).
Hey quick question, I have a canister on each 2x2x2 tanks, will that suffice or should I add a sponge/airstone in each tank? I mean there's no chance the bioload will get out of hand with the canisters.
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PostSubject: welcome   G'Day from Perth! EmptySat Jul 07, 2012 6:53 pm

WELCOME ABOARD G'Day from Perth! 3675536318 were glad to have you here , and congrads on your first spawn and hope you have many many more to come. is your albinos long fin or short ?
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptySun Jul 08, 2012 7:53 am

HI and G'Day from Perth! 4168505391
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptySun Jul 08, 2012 10:50 am

Well thank you Embarassed

I would add in a sponge filter to each. For 2 reasons, firstly, the added filtration will always help. Secondly, the added air to the water. They like high O2 and high flow and the sponge filters will add both. You could go with an air stone for a similar effect but I like the sponge filters Very Happy

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PostSubject: yes   G'Day from Perth! EmptySun Jul 08, 2012 2:46 pm

i use sponge filters in all my tanks along with them being ona central system with a sump
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyMon Jul 09, 2012 11:49 am

Welcome! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyMon Jul 09, 2012 3:07 pm

cheers
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 8:20 am

Thanks for the warm welcome's Very Happy

OK both tanks now have a sponge filter in each thanks to the guru's out there! Good Job
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 8:22 am

KYANGELSNCORYS wrote:
WELCOME ABOARD G'Day from Perth! 3675536318 were glad to have you here , and congrads on your first spawn and hope you have many many more to come. is your albinos long fin or short ?

Their just the short fin for now, nice and easy to cut my teeth on or so to speak Smile
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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 8:25 am

Oh, and I'm about 1 week away from the breeding tanks being fully cycled and then it's go time Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: G'Day from Perth!   G'Day from Perth! EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 1:34 pm

nice going, congrats

oh and um yeah G'Day from Perth! 3675536318

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PostSubject: CONGRADS   G'Day from Perth! EmptyThu Aug 02, 2012 3:45 pm

congrads and i want to see some pics when you get fish in the new tanks


Good Job
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