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by Pam Chin
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Long Winded Stocking Question
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Long Winded Stocking Question

Hi Ad Johnson, I do think larger tanks are easier to maintain, smaller tanks can be more tedious, but it is the life of a fishkeeper. With a tank that size you do have a lot of options, and the issue with all male tanks is getting the fish to color up. You could have multiple males of the same speci...
by Pam Chin
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Stocking please help
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: Stocking please help

Hi PuiEdylie, I think you have a pretty good list there. The only think I might suggest is to switch out a few of the Aulonocara, and swap them out with some Aulonocara jacobfreibergi. Peacocks can be quite timid sometimes in these situations, and don't show their potential color, but the Jakes are ...
by Pam Chin
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Tank maintenance
Topic: Product “API Proper pH 8.2”
Replies: 1
Views: 225

Re: Product “API Proper pH 8.2”

Hi Jan,

I looked around some, but I couldn't find any info regarding how much is in a scoop. I did find their toll free number though for customer service :1-800-847-0659

Give them a call, I am sure they can help you.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Etymology of the msobo name
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Re: Etymology of the msobo name

Hi AFOL, I did a some searching and I could not come up with anything. It is not a collecting point, so it may be named after someone. It could the be the diver who found it, there are many possibilities. There are also many different languages spoke among the native people, and it could be somethin...
by Pam Chin
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Cichlid IDs
Topic: Trying to post
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Re: Trying to post

Patrick,

Sorry for the delay, I had to check on this, as I have forgotten myself!

Best would be a 600 pixels with and 256 kb.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Fri May 31, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: mixed african stocking in large system
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: mixed african stocking in large system

Hi Jim, If you don't want fish breeding, then going with all males is certainly an option. There are many different peacocks, mellow haps, and predator haps to choose from. It really boils down to personal taste. Personally I think peacock wise, the Aulonocara jacobfreigbergi types are the nicest, t...
by Pam Chin
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Black Substrate
Replies: 1
Views: 843

Re: Black Substrate

Hi Fred, I am not sure of the name either. But I do know that if you go to a gravel store or landscape store, they often have jars that you can see the gravel/sand in. It really helps if you can look at them, because it sounds like you have a specific one in mind. Sand comes in a variety of colors a...
by Pam Chin
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: A Beginners Guide to Keeping and Breeding Cichlids from Lake Malawi
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Re: A Beginners Guide to Keeping and Breeding Cichlids from Lake Malawi

Hi Snailos,

Thanks I will pass this long to get it fixed.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Community cichlid tanks
Topic: Dwarf cichlid suggestions for community tank
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Re: Dwarf cichlid suggestions for community tank

Hi Sharon, Sounds like a fun couple tanks in the making. It can be a bit confusing, part of it is the word dwarf. To me a real dwarf is any cichlid 3" or under. Some cichlids are known as dwarfs, and some even have dwarf in their common name. Many people think there are only dwarf cichlids in South ...
by Pam Chin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Cichlid IDs
Topic: A few more need ID
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Re: A few more need ID

Dee,

My best guesses

1. "Lamprologus" brevis
2. Lepidiolamprologus meeli
3. "Lamprologus" ornatipinnis

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Cichlid IDs
Topic: help ID
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: help ID

Hi Dee, You should never buy a fish without researching it first, it is very important to know the scientific name. It is very important to know the requirements of their diet and how to maintain them. Just buying a bunch of different fish and throwing them together is a recipe for a disaster and is...
by Pam Chin
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Pseudotropheus sp. 'perspicax tanzania' Puulu
Replies: 1
Views: 963

Re: Pseudotropheus sp. 'perspicax tanzania' Puulu

Hi Izak,

I can't find where OB's have been observed in the wild or turned up in any vats. But I have no scientific proof. There are a lot of mbuna that do have OB females and alot of them are Pseudotroheus.

I have not heard of any, but I wouldn't be surprised.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Melanochromis chipokae changing sex
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Re: Melanochromis chipokae changing sex

Hi Gavin,

It is a controversial subject, I don't think there is any scientific evidence and I don't believe it has been observed in the wild.

One thing for sure there have been no reportings of females fertilizing their own eggs.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Diseases
Topic: Cloudy tank
Replies: 1
Views: 901

Re: Cloudy tank

Hi Hope,

I would follow the directions on the box, they will tell you when to change your water. Once you have completed the treatment, you should also do a water change.

I hope it all works out.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Where do I go on this site to find fish for sale.
Replies: 1
Views: 953

Re: Where do I go on this site to find fish for sale.

Hi pajones, There isn't an ACA trading post anymore. There is the trading section on CRC, but I don't think a lot of people use it. I think there is more fish listed on Facebook than anywhere, forums are not very popular anymore. You just go to a cichlid site that is for Tanganyikan Cichlids and say...