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by Cup
Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: How not to rehome Betta coccina
Replies: 4
Views: 4570

Not to worry--every wild betta enthusiast has shared your experience at one point or another. Coccina are actually well known in betta circles as being well suited for life in small tanks, due to their demeanor, hardiness, and behavioral biology in the wild. A pair can be housed in a 2 gal, a small ...
by Cup
Fri Nov 27, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Two kinds of Korean loachs
Replies: 19
Views: 11629

Excellent.
by Cup
Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: sewellia albisurea
Replies: 21
Views: 5565

I see, I see.

this fish was purchased as sp spotted.

thanks for the insight.
by Cup
Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:57 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: sewellia albisurea
Replies: 21
Views: 5565

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by Cup
Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: sewellia albisurea
Replies: 21
Views: 5565

are these the sp. spotteds? I bought a few labeled that and I got these fish instead.
by Cup
Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Sids question for sids owners...
Replies: 8
Views: 2392

My sid tanks are still rife with gastropod life.
by Cup
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Help identify sewellia . . . ?
Replies: 7
Views: 3803

hey charles, i was just looking through the previous thread, and i have noticed, too, that two different spp. were imported as elongatus for me. did you ever manage to secure information on the second spp.?
by Cup
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: OneWay's Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 47223

I love DIY projects. What a great thread.
by Cup
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: My small Hillstream effort
Replies: 24
Views: 6943

Honestly, all that chilling equipment is necessary. I have found balitorids are most active and responsive at and around 27C.
by Cup
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: hillstreams = seasonal fish?
Replies: 5
Views: 1753

ocean aquarium occasionally gets them in. albany aquarium ALWAYS has gastro. ocellatus in.
by Cup
Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New sewellia breviventralis
Replies: 8
Views: 2976

They don't really seem all that different from other congeners--my lot has been pretty active and they feed well on just about everything (spinach/peas/carnivore tabs in the morning, decapped brine shrimp eggs and fry powder in the afternoon, and homemade gel mix at night). All my tanks are algae en...
by Cup
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New sewellia breviventralis
Replies: 8
Views: 2976

I only got three (all girls), but they came with a trio of spotteds.
by Cup
Thu Apr 09, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New sewellia breviventralis
Replies: 8
Views: 2976

franksaquarium.com

I believe they have spotties in as well.
by Cup
Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: New sewellia breviventralis
Replies: 8
Views: 2976

New sewellia breviventralis

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by Cup
Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: cooked or uncooked?
Replies: 8
Views: 3056

While it is true you do lose a number of heat labile nutrients via cooking, it improves protein digestibility and has a higher caloric content per gram, so given that you're supplementing with various commercially available dried/prepared foodstuffs, you should be okay.