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by MrRRunner
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: My flash plecos (L204) have finally bred
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: My flash plecos (L204) have finally bred

Congratulations, worth the wait. lets hope there's more to come. :)
by MrRRunner
Tue Oct 12, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: For Sale (UK & ROI)
Topic: Slate breeding cave
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Slate breeding cave

For sale is a slate breeding cave, I have made some of these for my adult L239 The Internal Dimensions are approx. 10.0cm deep x 4cm wide x 3cm high and the slate is approx 4mm thick. Made from re-claimed slate, cleaned and assembled using aquarium safe silicone sealant, and all edges smoothed off. ...
by MrRRunner
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: All Resolved Issues
Topic: Editing my Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 2076

Re: Editing my Fish

Thanks Jools that has sorted the issue :)
by MrRRunner
Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: All Resolved Issues
Topic: Editing my Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 2076

Re: Editing my Fish

Hi and thanks Jools, No that is the new image, but when I go to my fish it's still the old image.
by MrRRunner
Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: All Resolved Issues
Topic: Editing my Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 2076

Editing my Fish

I can delete an old image of my L239 in my Fish, but when I select a new file(image) of the fish and select Save and publish the old image re appears and not the new one, any ideas?
by MrRRunner
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: For Sale (UK & ROI)
Topic: Slate breeding cave (reduced) Sold
Replies: 0
Views: 2240

Slate breeding cave (reduced) Sold

DSC08402.JPG For sale is a slate breeding cave, I have made some of these for my adult L200 and L128, and made an extra one to see if there is any interest, it is approx. 20.5cm (8") long 7.5cm (3") wide and 4.8cm (1 7/8") high. Made from re-claimed slate, cleaned and assembled using...
by MrRRunner
Mon May 18, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Water parameter
Replies: 10
Views: 2507

Re: Water parameter

Take a look at the nitrate resin remover from this guy, very good results and ships worldwide. https://www.facebook.com/CountrysideAquatics/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARAqoseHrAjFzVbKMnwaCb0Ml5bMHsp5bIgd1LuE13t2141xn6XWtMBK74hDInTHhmwDDe8_EBVSOIUp&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARB5njt5MZGRWknBFME...
by MrRRunner
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L095 disease help
Replies: 31
Views: 4371

Re: L095 disease help

Good news that they are eating, fingers crossed for you and I hope the vet can help.
by MrRRunner
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L095 disease help
Replies: 31
Views: 4371

Re: L095 disease help

How are the remaining fish doing Marc?
by MrRRunner
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L095 disease help
Replies: 31
Views: 4371

Re: L095 disease help

Gutted for you Marc, hope you can get this sorted.
by MrRRunner
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L128 Spawn!
Replies: 151
Views: 32052

Re: L128 Spawn!

Sorry to hear of your loss too,
by MrRRunner
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L128 Spawn!
Replies: 151
Views: 32052

Re: L128 Spawn!

Well done Marc, hopefully one day mine will surprise me :)
by MrRRunner
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: My new fish - Spectracanthicus zuanoni
Replies: 47
Views: 6192

Re: My new fish - Spectracanthicus zuanoni

Thanks for that Marc, Swiss tropicals is where I had seen them and he does say enquire about shipping costs.
I'll hang on a bit and hope that one of the uk suppliers get's it in, I'm not short on variety so no rush.
by MrRRunner
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: My new fish - Spectracanthicus zuanoni
Replies: 47
Views: 6192

Re: My new fish - Spectracanthicus zuanoni

Really interesting post Marc, I keep L128, and L239's myself amongst others, and find Vitalis (was New Era) plec pellets are also accepted readily, May I ask if you purchased your Fruut Luups in the UK as I would like to try this but can't find a uk seller. And good luck with the Spectracanthicus zu...
by MrRRunner
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L95 diet
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

Re: L95 diet

Hi Nik Not a lot of information on this pleco but I believe it is Omnivores so can be fed on Vegetable and animal foods. I feed mine along with the other plecs in the tank on a various diet including Repashy (soilent green and a little morning wood mix), Vitalis plec pellets, Softline America sinkin...
by MrRRunner
Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: White patches on Peppermint tails and fins.
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Re: White patches on Peppermint tails and fins.

Hopefully you have got you Nitrites and Nitrates readings the wrong way around otherwise your Nitrites are way to high.
by MrRRunner
Sat May 27, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: For Sale (UK & ROI)
Topic: Wanted L128 Female Blue Phantom.
Replies: 0
Views: 6153

Wanted L128 Female Blue Phantom.

I'm looking for a female adult L128 (Hemiancistrus sp) must be 5-6 inches (12-15cms) SL (length without tail),
I'm in Stafford and willing to travel a reasonable distance, but no silly prices please, or could possibly exchange for a Male.
by MrRRunner
Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L128 breeding
Replies: 14
Views: 2878

Re: L128 breeding

I've had mine for just over six years and the are approx. 150mm (6") body length (SL) maybe a little more, they have only recently shown signs of pairing up, male checking out cave and resting close to the female, then again maybe wishful thinking. if your male is 5" TL (total length) then...
by MrRRunner
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L128 breeding
Replies: 14
Views: 2878

Re: L128 breeding

Hi, hard to tell 100% from the pictures but it does look like a young male, maybe to young to breed yet but hard to tell the size, and it's Odontodes by the way :)
Males have longer odontodes behind the gill covers and on the pectoral-fin spine.
by MrRRunner
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Adding a Golden Nugget Pleco Into My New Aqaurium, PLEASE HELP
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Adding a Golden Nugget Pleco Into My New Aqaurium, PLEASE HELP

yh i just wanted to check becuase some websites say that the minimuim volume for them is 30 - 35 gallons and my tank is 35 galons so i wanted to double check the information was correct. and also how do you know i wrote the same qeustion on practical fish keeping :)) :)) Hi, Like most experienced f...