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Re: Simp. Marginatus
Yes, I am using the Canadian kind you get for the garden. I have been using
garden type peat for many years now with great success. I found the Jiffy
kind to way to expensive, especially when you want to cover the entire
bottom of a tank The only negative thing is that you have to boil the
garden variety and that really stinks, literally.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mach Fukada" <fukada at aloha_net>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: Simp. Marginatus
> are you incubating in peat? Seems I read somewhere that something in
> the peat or blackwater extract from peat reduced the incidence of
> bellysliders in south american annual fish....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adam Rychlik" <adam at mbinsights_com>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 5:44 PM
> Subject: Simp. Marginatus
> > Can anyone help me out with this fish? It seems every time I hatch eggs
> > get 0-6 fry and they are all bellysliders. Ive only been able to hatch
> > normal swiming fry.
> > It seems that they will hatch randomly from 1-4 months at 70F, whats the
> > deal? The females always look fat and full of eggs and they dont seem
> > ever loose them. I keep 2 males and 3 females in a 5.5 gallon tank with
> > water being at a PH of 7.0 and the hardness at 200ppm.
> > Can anyone enlighten me with information on this fish??
> > Thanks,
> > Adam Rychlik
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