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by FuglyDragon
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Help with sexing L046 please
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Help with sexing L046 please

Any opinions on these guys please ? https://scontent.fwlg1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39174692_10156997058579369_3436323846569852928_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=25f59009e78c332d12c56612a1b16b9e&oe=5C0DAACB https://scontent.fwlg1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39169651_10156997058789369_4740471527625981952_n....
by FuglyDragon
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Age of L014
Replies: 0
Views: 542

Age of L014

What's old for L014 ? Just lost my 14 year old, can't find any water issues and everything else in the tank seems fine, wondering if like us all she just got old ?
by FuglyDragon
Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:43 pm
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Pronunciation Odontodes
Replies: 2
Views: 994

Pronunciation Odontodes

How do you pronounce Odontodes in English ?

O don toads
O dont odes
by FuglyDragon
Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L191 Max Age. ?
Replies: 16
Views: 5358

Re: L191 Max Age. ?

Nothing like 50cm, maybe 25cm, my dull eyed royals have never gotten as big as my standard royals, same basic body shape but about half the size at same age.
by FuglyDragon
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L191 Max Age. ?
Replies: 16
Views: 5358

Re: L191 Max Age. ?

Thanks for that guys.

Yes I have a Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps thats at least 18 possibly 20 years old (don't remember when I got it and old photos don't have dates, real photos not digitals LOL)
by FuglyDragon
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L191 Max Age. ?
Replies: 16
Views: 5358

L191 Max Age. ?

Hi all. Have lost 2 of my full grown L191 Panaques (Dull eyed Royal) in last few months with no obvious cause or reason behind it. I'm not exactly sure of their age but between 9 and 11 years, so I'm wondering if it was just old age. Has anyone any experience of what a reasonable captive life span f...
by FuglyDragon
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: How to discourage fish from breeding?
Replies: 5
Views: 1732

Re: How to discourage fish from breeding?

Sometimes removing the spawning cave will stop them spawning, or at least slow them down till they find an alternative spot.
by FuglyDragon
Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: Suggestions, Feature Requests and Enhancements
Topic: PlanetCatfish, forums and FaceBook
Replies: 48
Views: 13730

Re: PlanetCatfish, forums and FaceBook

At the very least you should / could add Facebook and G+1 like buttons to each forum thread so we can 'like' posts we err like, will maybe pull in a few members for the forums.
by FuglyDragon
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??
Replies: 22
Views: 6495

Re: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??

Be sparing with commercial salmon food its packed full of fish protein. But they do love the pellets, at least mine do, guaranteed to bring every plec out for a look even in middle of day.
by FuglyDragon
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??
Replies: 22
Views: 6495

Re: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??

Salmon feed as in commercial fish farm food ?
by FuglyDragon
Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??
Replies: 22
Views: 6495

Re: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??

man you going to have some sawdust in that yank LOL Awesome tank btw wish I could give me panaques a home like that
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:18 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??
Replies: 22
Views: 6495

Re: What is everyone feeding their Panaques??

Mine get.
Courgettes, Prawns, Pumpkin, Broccoli, Boiled peas
JBL Pleco Tablets, Wardley Shrimp Pellts.
and of course plenty of wood in the tank.
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:00 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Info asked about Twirling or Whirling disease Corydoras
Replies: 3
Views: 1897

Re: Info asked about Twirling or Whirling disease Corydoras

I know its an issue in trout hatcheries, especially with rainbow trout. Hadn't heard of it happening with tropical fish but I know manager of local trout hatchery Ill see what he can tell me.
by FuglyDragon
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Tank Talk
Topic: Lnummer Amstelveen 's aqua 200x50x50 cm.
Replies: 6
Views: 2585

Re: Lnummer Amstelveen 's aqua 200x50x50 cm.

Awesome wood pile effect. Gets a definite like from me.
by FuglyDragon
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Tank Talk
Topic: Juwel 125
Replies: 1
Views: 836

Re: Juwel 125

looks good, especially like the algae balls, we arn't allowed them here in New Zealand.
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Wanted (Global & Rest of the World)
Topic: Wanted in New Zealand
Replies: 0
Views: 6937

Wanted in New Zealand

Female ancistrus claro.
Female L159

Im in Christchurch.
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Common pleco Pterygoplichthys pardalis (L021 L023) age ?
Replies: 0
Views: 562

Common pleco Pterygoplichthys pardalis (L021 L023) age ?

Pterygoplichthys pardalis (L021 L023) or Common Pleco, who has an old one ? Trying to work out the age of mine and he/she is at least 15 possibly 17 years old, my gold spot Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps L083, L164, L196 is 12 years old. Anyone got any data on age of these guys ?
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: L128 price question
Replies: 10
Views: 2640

Re: L128 price question

*sigh* here in new Zealand they are NZD$200 odd, that's around USD$160 or so.
by FuglyDragon
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Loricariidae - Plecos et al)
Topic: Breeding caves for regular ancistrus
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Re: Breeding caves for regular ancistrus

I use lengths of bamboo bought from local garden store, just cut it above each knot and you have a perfect cave. Takes a while to get waterlogged and sink but once it does bn move right in.