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by Snailos
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: help id my fish please
Replies: 1
Views: 776

Re: help id my fish please

Hi

if you are able to post a picture than someone can help you.

Regards
by Snailos
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: AULONOCARA - THE "SONAR FEEDERS" OF LAKE MALAWI
Replies: 0
Views: 2838

AULONOCARA - THE "SONAR FEEDERS" OF LAKE MALAWI

Hello Everyone. I just want to say that I hope you all have an awesome 2020 and may all your wishes come true. I have uploaded a new video on my YouTube channel. Feel free to comment rate and subscribe. I am not an expert but I only read Ad Konings books sorry if I had offended anyone. https://youtu...
by Snailos
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Can I expect long dosal from estern fainzilberi?
Replies: 1
Views: 1254

Re: Can I expect long dosal from estern fainzilberi?

Good Evening All Metriaclima Fainzilberi morphs regarding localities around the coastline of Lake Malawi has the genetic potential to grow long Pelvic fins. Yes indeed some populations shows more extended Pelvic Fins then others ( Metriaclima Fainzilberi "Maison Reef" for example) , but I ...
by Snailos
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Water Parameters
Replies: 1
Views: 1336

Re: Water Parameters

Good Morning Jasonwwagner "What are the best recommended water parameters in terms of Kh and Gh. Articles are all over the board with this. Any advice would be helpful." The type of species that you want to culture will define what type of water parameters you need to adhere to. Regards Iz...
by Snailos
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: plz help identify this aulonocara
Replies: 2
Views: 2050

Re: plz help identify this aulonocara

Good Morning longmayitreign To be one hundred percent sure of the scientific name of the Aulonocara Sp. that you have, one has to wait for the specimen to grow out as well show his breeding dress.Judging by the picture provided there is no way one can make a 100% accurate judgement. At this point in...
by Snailos
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Variation of labidochromis sp. Hongi SRT
Replies: 3
Views: 2573

Re: Variation of labidochromis sp. Hongi SRT

Good Morning NickHan According to sources I would like to keep alias. "Hongi Sunflower" or any marketed under a similar or pseudo Hongi name , was and is a hybrid form created in East Asia. The hybridization made was between the so called "Tangerine Cichlid" (created in the East)...
by Snailos
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Variation of labidochromis sp. Hongi SRT
Replies: 3
Views: 2573

Re: Variation of labidochromis sp. Hongi SRT

Good Day NickHan The 5 types of Labidochromis Sp. Hongi "Hongi" Tanzania that you are asking about above, is the exact same species known to us as Labidochromis Sp. Hongi "Hongi" Tanzania. The different names given as stated above is the marketing strategy employed for and by eac...
by Snailos
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Lemon Jake vs. Sunshine
Replies: 3
Views: 2284

Re: Lemon Jake vs. Sunshine

Aulonocara Baenschi
by Snailos
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: fiish ID
Replies: 1
Views: 1962

Re: fiish ID

Good Morning The person or institution that you did bought this speciman from, are they able to provide you with the correct Scientific or Trade name? In the future please take into account when buying Cichlids from any third party. A Scientific or Trade name must be at least supplied. Hybrids in ci...
by Snailos
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Labidochromis caeruleus "Ruarwe" Orange Labs
Replies: 27
Views: 12712

Re: Labidochromis caeruleus "Ruarwe" Orange Labs

Good Evening It has been a while since I posted anything on the Forum. Just want to ad. I have a very good friend which is a Importer of Malawian Cichlids from South Africa. He has Labidochromis Caeruleus "Ruarwe" currently in his collection. Imported way back in the beginning of the year ...
by Snailos
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Good Morning Everyone just want to share my Youtube channel please find link below.
Feel free to subscribe, rate and comment. Your input and info very much appreciated.

https://youtu.be/yfQOeh5mQ-g

Regards
Izak Louw
by Snailos
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Nice. Copadichromis Trewavasae sp. Mloto is a very nice species to have. Currently I have Copadichromis Trewavasae sp. Chizumulu Island F1. Pseudotropheus Saulosi Taiwanee Reef will be a good species to add for colour but in a 300L/90 Gal US you must make sure regarding size of the breeding males th...
by Snailos
Thu May 25, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Metriaclima Callainos Sub Dominant Male Yawning
Metriaclima Callainos Sub Dominant Male Yawning
by Snailos
Thu May 25, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Species That I am Currently breeding: Hybrid and Line Bred: Aulonocara Dragon Blood OB (Line Bred Hybrid) Aulonocara Dragon Blood (Line Bred) Aulonocara OB (Hybrid) Metriaclima Red Top Albino (Line Bred) Metriaclima Red Top Albino OB (Line Bred) Pseudotropheus Socolofi Albino (Line Bred) Mbuna: Pseu...
by Snailos
Thu May 25, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Thank You. My Hatchery constructed are 90 percent almost finished as well a Out Door Grow Out tunnel that is about 30 percent. Will upload pictures as soon as I can. Currently I am breeding and raising 32 species of Malawian Cichlids of which 2 are on the CARES list. If there is any questions feel f...
by Snailos
Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: My Current Malawi Collection.
Replies: 13
Views: 7389

Re: My Current Malawi Collection.

crazycichlid wrote: And only 1 WC the metriaclima pyrsonotos nakantenga
And sometimes it's a fact and not a compliment. :lol:
by Snailos
Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:12 pm
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: My Current Malawi Collection.
Replies: 13
Views: 7389

Re: My Current Malawi Collection.

[/quote] What make you say so? I am curious because to me breeding cichlids in captivity does not make them look any other way, with exception of inbreeding, really long term breeding, hybrids, or species that lose some of there distinctive features (like the big lips of P. milomo) caused by the lac...
by Snailos
Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

During the days of the 232 gallon Rocky reef Zone Biotope populated with Mbuna species. I haved learned allot through observation by studying the behaviour. With regards to the complex social structure , feeding behaviour , feeding techniques and fry distribution of the females from each Mbuna compl...
by Snailos
Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

My 232 Gallon Tank went through allot of Biotopes as I did stated earlier in the above mentioned posts. I started of with a Intermediate Biotope where Rocks meets the Lakes sandy floor. Then added more rock reef to decline back into a full Mbuna biotope. Below is my collection of photos from that tr...
by Snailos
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium
Replies: 28
Views: 14036

Re: 300L Mbuna Biotope Aquarium

Here are some of the Dominant Males which I did had during the days of my 232 Gallon US
Tank.

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