Category Archives: Microgeophagus ramirezi

September 2012 CCA Meeting

The September CCA meeting was eventful. Anthony Tu gave a talk about Frontosa, detailing all the different varieties found around Lake Tanganyika, and showing several videos showing the awesome colors these fish have. He was finishing his talk with a … Continue reading

Posted in Aphyosemion australe 'chocolate', Capital Cichlid Association, Corydoras sterbai, Danio aequipinnatus, Microgeophagus ramirezi, Protomelas sp. "Steveni Taiwan Reef", Pundamilia nyerei | Comments Off

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

Fish behaviors in the 90g

It looks like the Discus are cleaning off the underside of the largest leaf of the Lagenandra. I’m seeing some interesting aggressive behavior from the Rams… two of the new, younger, fish are getting aggressive and attacking the adult pair. … Continue reading

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90g current fauna (1/16/2010)

Here’s the current contents of the 90g ‘Brazilian Love Shack’: A Discus pair Apistogramma cacatuoides ‘Orange Flash’: An adult breeding pair, and at least three 3/4″ fry Microgeophagus Ramirezi (German Blue Ram): An adult breeding pair, and four sub-adult females … Continue reading

Posted in 90g 'Brazilian Love Shack', Amano shrimp, Ancistrus cf. cirrhosus (long-finned), Apistogramma cacatuoides, Corydoras sterbai, Discus, Microgeophagus ramirezi, Otocinclus sp., Paracheirodon axelrodi | Comments Off

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

Posted in 20g long, 40 breeder emersed setup, 65g Lake Malawi, 90g 'Brazilian Love Shack', Apistogramma Agassizi, Capital Cichlid Association, Hemichromis guttatus, Iodotropheus sprengerae, Metriaclima pyrsonotos, Microgeophagus ramirezi, Paracheirodon axelrodi, Pseudotropheus socolofi | Comments Off

German Blue Ram spawn update

Well, the eggs all got white fuzz all over them, and none have hatched, so we suspect they have all succumbed to a fungal infection.

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German Blue Ram spawn!

Well, I was doing a little plant maintenance on the 90g (the swords have gotten out of control, as had the Staurogyne sp. ‘Bihar’), and here I am trimming large sword leaves when what do I see, but about 100 … Continue reading

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