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    11-29-2017, 06:58 AM
    Sorry for your troubles. I have been at the deer lease since Thursday and have not been online. The parents will spawn back quick enough. Good luck. -john
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    11-22-2017, 02:00 PM
    When I was breeding them one spawn would fill 4 55 gallon tanks at 6 weeks on average. -john
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    11-22-2017, 06:14 AM
    Sounds like you will have babies running out of your ears soon enough...LOL. -john
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    11-21-2017, 06:27 AM
    I hope the timing goes right. Lots of times a large water change with cooler water will get them to spawn if they are close. -john
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    11-20-2017, 06:35 AM
    Got cha ya. Time to pull the eggs. baby angels don't need the parents anyway. Good luck.
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    11-20-2017, 06:34 AM
    Nicholsons_Discus replied to a thread Hello in Introductions
    Welcome. I have been a discus breeder for 20+ years. Discus are great but can be tricky. The biggest issue is water quality. Most will not do the water changes needed. Also most insist on having gravel and plants both of which really hurt you water quality ( I know planted tank people will tell you different but facts are facts ...LOL ). If you want big nice discus like you see pictures of it requires healthy fish to start with, lots of...
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    11-20-2017, 06:30 AM
    I have a few. I never had much luck with the silicone and slate. I have been known to put a piece of glass over the old slate bottom and silicone that inplace though and it works well. -john
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    11-16-2017, 06:44 AM
    None of them really eat the eggs. In fact you are not even trying to get them to eat the shrimp. What you are tying to do is to get them to eat the egg sack of the fresh hatched BBS. That is why it is critical to feed the shrimp to your fish as soon as the shrimp hatches out. Once they absorb their egg sack they are not really nutritious. That is why I always get a kick out of people that want to feed their fish adult brine shrimp. It is...
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  1. Thanks my uncle is Earl Bowen i think you know him. I tryed for lonk time with out much luck. Think about to give up.
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