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by Graeme McKellar
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:27 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Swim Bladder Infection
Replies: 13
Views: 7772

Hi Diana, The Active Ingredient for Aquafuran is listed as Nifurpirinol with 1 gram containing 24 mg Nifurpirinol. There is 4 sachets each containing 500 mg with each sachet to be premixed and added to 50 ltrs of tank water. It is a powder/granulate and non active ingredients are listed as Lactose-M...
by Graeme McKellar
Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:20 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Swim Bladder Infection
Replies: 13
Views: 7772

Hi Oilhands, You could try Nifurpirinol which is a broad spectrum synthetic antibiotic that was designed exclusively for fish. It is very effective against internal and external bacterial infections and can be used with anti-parasitic and anti-fungal medicines. It will also kill the bacteria in your...
by Graeme McKellar
Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Is a ph of 6.6 too high for clown loaches
Replies: 12
Views: 4238

A question for Chefkeith if I may, You mention 6 degrees as an upper limit for KH and GH but is there a lower limit you can recommend for these where PH stability can be maintained ???
Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Wanted to Share my Loach Pics
Replies: 19
Views: 4675

Hi Aerden, That "Group " photo is one of the best I have ever seen - it really is a great capture. The Goalkeeper is a little shy though !!!
Could you start a new post and show us more please ??
Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Fri May 16, 2008 5:28 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: some pictures for Tanja
Replies: 22
Views: 5656

Hi Helen, Thanks for posting your photo's. You have some Amazing Botia's there. Those Yo-Yo's really are the Benchmark from what I have seen and I hope mine look similar to yours when they grow-up.
I just LOVE my YO-YO's. Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Indian Pangios
Replies: 12
Views: 2635

Hi Emma (and Steve), Thanks for the photos, I love the close-up of the face and barbels. Just one more reason to emigrate to England - I keep asking my wife but she just wont be in it but she said we could "visit" so we might turn up at one of your English LOL meetings one day soon. Cheers Graeme. P...
by Graeme McKellar
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Schistura cf dorsizona?
Replies: 11
Views: 3660

Superb Emma (sorry Graeme) - I always look forward to seeing your photo's. Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:15 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: stocking help for 55gal tank
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Hi JROCK, Sounds to me like your fish selections are good but I would like to suggest a couple of things - first off add another filter,maybe something like an Aquaclear and alternate cleaning which will help prevent any spiking due to overcleaning. Secondly add the Pangio last because they need a m...
by Graeme McKellar
Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:18 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Introducing myself with some pics
Replies: 13
Views: 2958

Hi Bully, Your Photos are good and your fish are great. Those Striatas are soooo beautiful. Thanks for "joining-in" I wonder how many others like yourself are lurking out there and invite them all to join-up and say hello. Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:52 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Borneo Suckers Book, where to purchase?
Replies: 14
Views: 3538

Hi Andre, The only place we got our bums wet was snorkling at the Abdul Raman Marine Reserve and swimming in the pool at the Rasa Ria and Tanjung Aru Resorts. We also had a small shower as we were driving to Mt Kinabalu Park but otherwise 32c sunny days. I was there at the end of May with my 19 yo d...
by Graeme McKellar
Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:42 am
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Borneo Suckers Book, where to purchase?
Replies: 14
Views: 3538

I got my copy at the publishers bookshop in Kota Kinabalu last year. It is a scientific based book written in "scientific language" that gives anatomical descriptions,anatomical measurements,fin-ray counts,scale counts,distribution and exact co-ordinates of specimens caught for study. Some 4,000 fis...
by Graeme McKellar
Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Borneo Suckers Book, where to purchase?
Replies: 14
Views: 3538

Hi Fishnuts,
Checkout the Publishers Website at - www.nphborneo.com - you might be able to purchase off them. Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Price of 6 inch clown loaches?
Replies: 17
Views: 7839

Indonesia have banned export of Clown Loaches above 10cm - or 4 inches for the Americans. Large clowns are not caught mainly due to the method of capture.It is beleived that Clowns spawn in the headwaters of the river at the start of the monsoon high water season and the young migrate back down rive...
by Graeme McKellar
Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity
Replies: 4
Views: 1185

Sorry Helen the correct address is
http;//rmbr.nus.edu.sg/index.htm
Cheers Graeme.
by Graeme McKellar
Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Loach Forum
Topic: Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity
Replies: 4
Views: 1185

Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity

Have found a great website that is run by the National University of Singapore.They have Dr Tan Heok Hui as a lecturer in Fish Zooligy and the Godfather of Loaches Dr Maurice Kottelat as a Research Associate. There are hundreds of scientific papers available to download in the "Raffles Bulletin of Z...