Category Archives: 65g Lake Malawi

Current tank contents

After moving fish around today, I thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of what I have in each tank: 110g Malawi Peacock and Haplochromine tank: A half dozen mixed sex Protomelas taeniolatus “Super Red Empress” … Continue reading

Posted in 110g, 20 high community, 37g planted display tank, 40 breeder top left, 50 breeder bottom right, 65g Lake Malawi, 75g Malaysian biotope, 90g 'Brazilian Love Shack', Amano shrimp, Ancistrus cf. cirrhosus, Ancistrus cf. cirrhosus (long-finned), Apistogramma cacatuoides, Aplocheilus lineatus, Aplocheilus sp. 'Manipurensis', Aulonocara jacobfreibergi 'Eureka', Aulonocara jacobfreibergi 'Lemon Jake', Aulonocara sp. "Stuartgranti chipoka" Ruby Red, Aulonocara sp. "Stuartgranti chipoka" Sunshine, Aulonocara sp. OB, Aulonocara sp. unknown, Betta splendens, Corydoras sterbai, Danio aequipinnatus, Discus, Espei raboras, Harlequin rasboras, Hemichromis guttatus, Hypostomus plecostomus, Iodotropheus sprengerae, Labidichromis sp. Hongi 'Red Top', Labidochromis caeruleus, Macropodus opercularis, Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos 'maingano', Microgeophagus ramirezi, Nannacara anomala, Otocinclus sp., Paracheirodon axelrodi, Protomelas taeniolatus "Super Red Empress", Pseudotropheus socolofi, Puntius ticto (Odessa barb), Siamese algae eater, Tangerine Discus, Trichogaster leerii | Comments Off

More Jewel cichlid spawns

Guppies have nothing on these guys!  The Jewel cichlids in our 65g African tank laid eggs again today: Furthermore, the Jewel cichlid juveniles (from a previous spawn a few months ago from those same parents) have themselves paired off and … Continue reading

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Fish spawns while on vacation

The jewel cichlids that spawned in the 65g just before we left for vacation are now protecting about two dozen fry.  They seem to be doing a good job protecting them from all the other cichlids in the tank. The … Continue reading

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Jewel cichlid spawn

Amy and my Mom got to watch the Jewel cichlids spawn in the 65g today.  We took some pics, but they are mostly lousy, and we’ll process them later.  It will be interesting to see whether the fry survive in … Continue reading

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65g current contents (1/16/2010)

Here’s the current fauna in the 65g Lake Malawi tank: Plucky, the common pleco Four Pseudotropheus socolofi (three juvies of two different sizes, and one adult) Six Rusty Cichlids (one adult, five juvies) 7 Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos (one adult and 6 … Continue reading

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Another great CCA meeting

Amy got to attend her first CCA meeting ever, and it was a good one.  Frank Cowherd was the speaker, discussing culturing live foods.  It was an excellent talk, highlighting the techniques Frank has used to successfully raise five different … Continue reading

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Possible Cobalt Zebra spawn

Last night, during dinner, I noticed one of the Cobalt Zebras seemed to be breathing funny, and on closer examination, it sure looked like it (presumably a she) was holding a mouth full of eggs.  Very interesting, I did not … Continue reading

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65g current contents

Here’s the current fauna in the 65g Lake Malawi tank: Plucky, the common pleco One Red Top Zebra One Pseudotropheus socolofi One Rusty Cichlid 7 Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos (one adult and 6 juvies) 6-8 juvie (< 2″) Yellow labs Four Cobalt … Continue reading

Posted in 65g Lake Malawi, Hypostomus plecostomus, Iodotropheus sprengerae, Labidochromis caeruleus, Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos 'maingano', Metriaclima callainos, Metriaclima pyrsonotos, Pseudotropheus socolofi | Comments Off