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[Killietalk] FW: Re: Still no respose from the Killie site.. now fishmay be in the wrong tank
Hi! I registered but still can not get info from the website. Please help
with the stocking question. Thanks, Marge
>From: "margaret collins" <margecollins618 at hotmail_com>
>Reply-To: killifish discussion list <killietalk at aka_org>
>To: killietalk at aka_org
>Subject: Re: [Killietalk] Still no respose from the Killie site.. now
>fishmay be in the wrong tank
>Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 11:52:53 -0400
Is this a good plan for tankmates? Please comment.
20 Gallon tank
THE FISH AND INVERTEBRATES
trio of A amieti killifish
1 pair apistogramma cacatoides GoLo/Orange
1 pair Apistogramma Kra ... (The rest of name washed off the bag. These
fish are almost twice as big as the GoLo/Orange pair.)
1 pair Apistogramma Borelli
5 corydoras sterbai
6 cherry red shrimp
1 male betta
hygro corymbosa angustifolio
>Thanks for your help! Marge
> >From: Scott Davis <unclescott at prodigy_net>
> >Reply-To: killifish discussion list <killietalk at aka_org>
> >To: killifish discussion list <killietalk at aka_org>
> >Subject: Re: [Killietalk] FW: SOS to killietalk can not find your
> >Killifishdiscussion boards
> >Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 07:52:00 -0700 (PDT)
> >Hey Margaret!
> >A number of us have been confused and a bit threatened when first
> >into the AKA web site. In a little time it can be of great use to you.
> >If you are an AKA member, you should already have a user name. Check with
> >the site master - Barry Cooper. If you aren't an AKA member, that's ok,
> >you will have to register on the site.
> >Once that is done and you have checked in, click on forums and lists. AKA
> >forums will come up. Click on that, browse a bit and ask away. :)
> >Fundulopanchax amieti get pretty big and robust. Others will add detail,
> >but you might want to give them space, lots of food, frequent partial
> >changes, a close fitting cover and several hiding places, usually for the
> >They are semi-annuals and can be spawned several ways. You can spawn them
> >in a "natural set-up" (which has been talked about quite a bit here
> >and skim fry from the surface weeds. Or you can put them in separate
> >5-gallon tanks and using them briefly over spawning mops or even peat
> >Their eggs can be water incubated or dried until the peat is tacky and
> >stored in peat for a month or so (temperature, humidity and sunspots
> >pending). You can also try putting them on a 10-gallon with mops and some
> >large inert rocks for her to hide in and pick the eggs every day or three
> >after work. Other accommodations are possible too.
> >If you like graveled tanks, they will spawn there. Either opt for the
> >"natural" set-up or yank them after a week or two. I found that is the
> >time I will use an under gravel filter and gravel about the size of your
> >little fingernail. Many of the eggs will get pulled down into the gravel
> >and the oxygenated water will help with their development. Usually only
> >live food is fed in that circumstance. If you want to collect large
> >of eggs, don't use gravel.
> >In a number of my tanks I leave a black worm jar (with a day's portion)
> >that the residents can browse on them rather than on eggs or fry. In the
> >case of the bigger killies (which the amieti will become) if you have one
> >of those 1/2 gallon bowls (maybe 5"/ 12.5 cm high by 10"/25 cm wide) that
> >will work for the worms.
> >It is useful keeping the worms in the feeding container as opposed to the
> >spawning media. ;) Also if you add salt to the tank, leave only as many
> >worms as can be eater quickly so that the worms don't die and foul the
> >As with many killies, they can be acclimated to just taking dry foods.
> >Growth and egg production will increase if they are also or exclusively
> >frozen foods (defrosted in Luke-warm tap water, rinsed through a fine
> >meshed net) or live foods.
> >You might also give Tony Orso a call or e-mail if he left info on the
> >It is hard to beat a conversation with the person who raised a specific
> >killie. Do get those fish out pretty soon. (Do as I say, not....)
> >You are in the Maryland area. There are a couple of terrific AKA
> >groups "nearby". You have a bunch of very skilled killie people there. On
> >the AKA site, click on affiliate clubs. Call or e-mail their contact
> >persons and mention that you would like to know the best ways to keep
> >amieti. They can recommend people who have kept them and they will invite
> >you to their affiliate's meeting. I have yet to attend a killie group's
> >event where lots of killie talk doesn't take place. There will be lots of
> >brains just waiting to be picked. :)
> >Good luck and all the best!
> >margaret collins <margecollins618 at hotmail_com> wrote:
> > >From: "margaret collins"
> > >To: webmaster at aka_org
> > >Subject: SOS can not find your Killifish discussion boards
> > >Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 09:51:11 -0400
> > >
> > >Just joined this group. Can't access the discussion boards. Where do I
> > >find the discussion boards?
> > >
> > >I have a trio of A amieti killifish from Tony Orso that I purchased
> > >AquaFest 2007 auction in Laurel Maryland. The killies are still in
> > >bag as I don't yet know which tank to house them in. I would appreciate
> > >help you can give me in keeping these fish.
> > >Thanks, Marge
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