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Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 01/10/2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,396
Posted By Zaita
This would work fine, but remember to put your...

This would work fine, but remember to put your air-pump above the level of your container.

If you don't and the power goes out it may siphon your phyto out through your Air-Pump. No idea as these...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/08/2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,833
Posted By Zaita
I agree, my hippo tang has become alot more...

I agree, my hippo tang has become alot more viewable now that I have a school or chromis and 2 small scopas tangs for him to boss around :P
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 01/07/2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,623
Posted By Zaita
Re: I thing my cleaner shirmp is pregnat

This is a photo of my heavily pregnant cleaner shrimp. She has been holding the eggs for a while now (maybe 10-14days).
http://www.zaita.com/Images/Reef39.jpg

As far as trying to raise them,...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Zaita
No. Your Scooter Blenny (same as a Mandarin) has...

No. Your Scooter Blenny (same as a Mandarin) has just died, which indicates a lack of copepods in your tank (which is still too new). I would highly recommend AGAINST buying a mandarin for the next...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Zaita
Re: mandarin goby compatibility

I have answered your other post about your Scooter Dragonet dieing in your tank. Scooter Blennys (Dragonets) and Mandarin Dragonets are advanced fish they require specialist care and foods.

Yes,...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Zaita
Hmmm... This is another sad tale of someone who...

Hmmm... This is another sad tale of someone who wasn't informed about the fish they were purchasing.

A Scooter Blenny is part of the Dragonet family. These fish rely solely on Copepods for their...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/06/2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Zaita
He didn't ask if he could support one :P His sig...

He didn't ask if he could support one :P His sig says he has a 1000Ltr (250g approx) tank. That could happily support multiple mandarins.

As I said earlier. Very much hit and miss and you would be...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 01/06/2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,305
Posted By Zaita
I have heard the same. Apparently raising them...

I have heard the same. Apparently raising them takes a LONG time. Kinda like shrimps apparently.

Something I am interested in as I have picked up a pair of Scopas Tangs and if they spawn I'd be...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/04/2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Zaita
There is no guarantee that the mandarin will eat...

There is no guarantee that the mandarin will eat the flatworms :)
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 01/02/2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,887
Posted By Zaita
Thats amazing! In New Zealand, perc of Occ...

Thats amazing!

In New Zealand, perc of Occ clown is roughly $50. Bangaii retail is $90. You don't wanna know what a Tang costs! :P
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/01/2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Zaita
Frozen shrimp, muscles, marine tucker, spiralina...

Frozen shrimp, muscles, marine tucker, spiralina flakes, freeze-dried krill, live foods (brine shrimp).

There are quite a few different foods you can feed your fish. Be aware that feeding frozens...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/01/2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Zaita
IMO. A quick calc is 1 fish per 10G. Even small...

IMO. A quick calc is 1 fish per 10G. Even small and cute fish like Clownfish can become very territorial and kill :)
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/01/2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Zaita
Err.... This is not a good piece of advice. Your...

Err.... This is not a good piece of advice. Your mandarin will not be sustained on prepared foods nutritionally and eventually will die if there are no pods in the tank.



The very opposite of...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/31/2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Zaita
A Mandarin is the ultimate grazing fish, they...

A Mandarin is the ultimate grazing fish, they constantly eat during the day (and night). Unless you are able to offer a constant supply ofhighly-nutritional foods (like Pods) then you are not going...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/30/2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Zaita
Amphipods. And yes a mandarin will eat them :)

Amphipods. And yes a mandarin will eat them :)
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/30/2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Zaita
You definitely cannot have both in that tank...

You definitely cannot have both in that tank because of it's size. They will consume your pod population, regardless of tank age, and starve.

Typically for a Dragonet you want 50G WV and 100LBs of...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/29/2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Zaita
No they cannot be. They both are Dragonets and...

No they cannot be. They both are Dragonets and will starve to death.
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/28/2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Zaita
Copepods (Harpacticoid) and Amphipods :)...

Copepods (Harpacticoid) and Amphipods :) Amphipods are quite large, they look like a tiny mantis shrimp :P

Tigger pods are an Harpacticoid, but if you do some research on them they are not often...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/28/2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Zaita
This is only semi-true. I have a 125g with 50x...

This is only semi-true. I have a 125g with 50x turnover and can see pods EVERYWHERE. The best place to check is in the algae on your glass. I quite often see pods coming out of holes in rocks to grab...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/10/2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By Zaita
My Blue almost 6mnths, Yellow about 3mnths but he...

My Blue almost 6mnths, Yellow about 3mnths but he is fully grown.

Friend of ours has had his blue tang for 10yrs now. It's a monster!
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 12/05/2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Zaita
Few months now. The Torch is actually growing...

Few months now. The Torch is actually growing quite quickly despite having 2 fish trying to live in it.
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/05/2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Zaita
I couldn't agree more. There is a reason why this...

I couldn't agree more. There is a reason why this fish has been rated as difficult (or experts only), yet so many people will buy one because it looks pretty and not understand the consequences for...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/02/2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Zaita
I vote this the best statement regarding the...

I vote this the best statement regarding the feeding of a Mandarin I have ever read on RC.
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 12/01/2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Zaita
Our Ocellaris clowns host a torch with no...

Our Ocellaris clowns host a torch with no problems at all.
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/30/2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Zaita
I would search for Bangaii Cardinal breeding :)...

I would search for Bangaii Cardinal breeding :) They should be exactly the same and you will find ALOT of information on them.

It's the male holding the eggs :)

hth.

Scott.
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