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by nuvolari
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:10 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Hi all from Perth!
Replies: 21
Views: 4840

If you had spent some time at vebas over the last year you might of seen me there during the weekdays. I got mine all from Vebas. Every time they came in to the state Paccos allways looked the best. Maybe it helped with extra food. It is sad that alot of stores dont know anything about these guys. O...
by nuvolari
Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:56 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Hi all from Perth!
Replies: 21
Views: 4840

hey mate and fellow perth boy!! Good to see another one of us on here!!!! Finding loaches in WA is bloody hard at the best of times. You got your clowns, your Yoyo's and your sids as the only normal Botia. Midland does have Kubotia thought!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You can get about 7 different breeds in you B...
by nuvolari
Wed Dec 20, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: 2 month tank shots and the only shot of black confuzona.
Replies: 1
Views: 721

2 month tank shots and the only shot of black confuzona.

Hi all here are the 2 foot tank shots. It has been up for 2 months now and is fully cranking out the plant growth! http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivola/DSC_0460s.jpg http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivola/DSC_0462s.jpg now some of the family! http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivola/D...
by nuvolari
Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: hmmm the price we pay in australia!
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

thanx for the tip Setsuna. Im lucky enough to work at a aquarium store (not bloody Local 30 minute drive each way!) And I do get things at nice prices. Ehiem Pro3 cost just over the price of a 2028 with media pack! I know what is around on the list and it is nothing like normal cause of our laws. Th...
by nuvolari
Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:01 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: hmmm the price we pay in australia!
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

setsuna it sux unless you breed them lol

I had a score though saturday. i picked up a L204 juvi for $80.

I then proptly ran from the shop!

Madness
by nuvolari
Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:44 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: hmmm the price we pay in australia!
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

hmmm the price we pay in australia!

Well what can I say.

I hate living in Australia when being a loach and catfish lover!

http://www.plecofanatics.com/forum/show ... hp?t=24426

Ray
by nuvolari
Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:41 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Forcefeeding Confuzonas
Replies: 17
Views: 3513

I know the confuzona are now eating because as soon as the food goes in they go on the prowl. Grazing off the floor and off the rocks and wood. Because of the water flow you dont oftern see them actually eat food but you see then flick around chasing it. The smithis and the sids are getting on well ...
by nuvolari
Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Forcefeeding Confuzonas
Replies: 17
Views: 3513

Hi guys and girls! Mikev I have also got 5 of these guys and I have not had any trouble feeding then at all. They dont seem to eat though but I know there fine cause they been in my care for over a month now. I feed them a block of Hikari brineshrimp in the morning and a block of bloodworms in the e...
by nuvolari
Sun Oct 08, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: some pics of new setup
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

some pics of new setup

when the other day I get to work and find some little guys hiding behind a powerhead. Nobody at work wanted to tell me these guys where there! http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivola/DSC_0324s.jpg http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivola/DSC_0323s.jpg http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/Nivo...
by nuvolari
Sat Oct 07, 2006 6:40 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Homaloptera Find!
Replies: 14
Views: 3781

hey robo i just picked up 5 myself and have noticed that they dont feel happy with out a lot of flow and i mean alot of flow. just put them into a 24x18x20 with a ehiem 2026 and a powerhead pumping out 2000Lph and they started to eat. Before this they would not eat at all and where getting skinny. n...
by nuvolari
Fri Oct 06, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Another hillstream disease
Replies: 6
Views: 1477

mikev if it is a form of ich then you will be fine with doing the salt rutine and lifting the temp to 31 degrees c. I know it high for hillstreams but if there enough oxygen then they will be fine. I had my tweedie get ich and did this and it worked a treat. there hardy little buggers by the way. if...
by nuvolari
Thu Oct 05, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Clicking
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

there nothing worse then the 3am wake up call at my place.

2 foot long clowns moving there rock garden around and then fighting with each other with the mouth lock click which is quieter then the rocks hitting the glass!
by nuvolari
Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Homaloptera confuzona
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

thanx martin you are as always a great help around here. I got them in a small 2 foot but will get another 2 foot tomorrow that is about 135 litres. will hook up a ehiem pro 2 2026 and also get a powerfull powerhead to setup the river tank concept. The joys of just buying a pro 3 for a 6x2x2 which m...
by nuvolari
Thu Oct 05, 2006 5:20 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Woke up to a Disaster
Replies: 24
Views: 5192

martin i feel for you.

I know how you feel these things sneak up on you.

I got my river tank for my L104 plecos and it sometimes bites me. Just got to keep up the mantinace on the plumbing. These has cause me the most problems. flow restiction.

Hope everything gets ok again soon
by nuvolari
Thu Oct 05, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Homaloptera confuzona
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Homaloptera confuzona

hi all it been awhile since starting a thread or posting (been reading what I can though) Today I picked up a group of 5 Homaloptera confuzona! No one told me they where in (work at a local store) What I would like to know is some parameters for a tank setup. I know there river tank fish and i will ...