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by mickthefish
Mon May 10, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

very nice looker Neil mate, keep the pics coming mate, i ain't got the interest back yet but still like to see decent fish bud.

best to you Adele and Sammy and of course lickle Bob.

mick
by mickthefish
Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: R.I.P. Marge
Replies: 64
Views: 42263

sorry to hear Emma, fishkeeping who'd have it eh.

mick
by mickthefish
Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Rescued Botia Histrionica
Replies: 11
Views: 4114

going of the body depth and the girth, they did'nt need rescuing, very nice fish though. some of my larger botias are marked like that after a days battling so really it's parr for the course in us keeping this type of fish. i once kept all Cichlids same thing again, ripped fins scratch marks. battl...
by mickthefish
Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

Matt, i'll have a rethink about it but i'm pretty sure i'll come up with the same conclusion bud.
it just aint there, it's rare i look at the fish all i do is wc's and feed them.
the only thing i'm not doing is getting rid of the big tanks or equipment just in case.

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

not you Neil, you pillock. haha but a lot of the shops now are charging huge prices compared to 18 mths ago for the same fish, like the mega clown i got of you is now thirty quid or more mate, bobs got a small colony of them the dearest he paid was £34 quid.

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

Andy like you said the shops are taking the piss now, prices going up but when was the last time you had a raise in your wages bud????.

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

think so lads. don't know % 100 yet but it's looking that way.

mick
by mickthefish
Mon Apr 19, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Back and starting over :)
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

HAHA, your starting up again and i'm seriously thinking of giving up.
it just ain't there and has'nt been for a good while now.

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Pregnant Sids????
Replies: 16
Views: 4664

i'm sure they aren't in roe, the bulging is more foreward than an eggladen female.

mick
by mickthefish
Mon Mar 29, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: pic stealing again
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

pic stealing again

I've just seen a pic on Aquarist classified of two kubotai this is Emma's pic taken in 2004, the advert it's in is tyne valley aquatics, just giving you trhe heads up.

mick
by mickthefish
Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: big clowns, around 12 inches
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

big clowns, around 12 inches

hi all i just got a message that BAS of bolton have some huge clowns in at a very reasonable price .
so if your in or around the north of England it might be worth a looksee. i was told they would be around the £45 mark.

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Feb 23, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Internal Filters?
Replies: 7
Views: 2570

i use fluval internals in the loach tanks for circulation and it also polishes the water as the botias do kick up a mess at feeding times.
i also have a sera internal but the sponge changing is a pain in the butt as there is no canister with these models.

mick
by mickthefish
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: C. pygmaeus fry question (updated for ID help)
Replies: 17
Views: 8281

here's the pic Loachmom, its been a job finding it, haha
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both fish are the same age but the biggest was a greedy one.

mick
by mickthefish
Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: C. pygmaeus fry question (updated for ID help)
Replies: 17
Views: 8281

Tha's welcome lass. :wink:

mick
by mickthefish
Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:08 pm
Forum: Freshwater Forum
Topic: C. pygmaeus fry question (updated for ID help)
Replies: 17
Views: 8281

Loachmom, i have'nt found a pic as yet but found a short vid that might give you an idea of what they look like.
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i'll keep looking for a pic though. :wink:

mick