Complete revamp

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    Thanks
    Actually, I can see 2 in the photo !
     
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    Yep. .
    Cesar has a pair of kribs with his discus in planted tank
    So far looks like about 5 maybe 6 have survived
    They hide amongst the plants so its hilarious as every night we sit and they count how many are left!
     
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    I went to the lfs yesterday to get some frozen food.
    Once I was there......... I got 2 more Cyps to bump my numbers up.

    On one of their tanks was a label for Taganicodus, an unusual type of goby cichlid. But they were sold out :mad:
    I will call the manager today and see if he can get some more in for me.
     
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    Lets hope he can get some more for you. :)
     
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    I am sure he will.
    This lfs imports most of their Tangs from a fish farm in the Czek Republic.
    But it is an unusual species, so won't be cheap :mad:
     
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    Spoke to the person this morning.
    He’s going to put the gobies on his order, plus a few other things that might be of interest.
    Will go pick them up on Wednesday next week
     
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    Oooooooh! Gobies!
     
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    Not true gobies
    A weird looking group of Cichlids from Lake Tanganyika that are very poor swimmers and sort of hop along the substrate.
     
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    Awesome! Looking forward to learning more about them :thumbup:
     
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    awesome
    i have never kept them but always found them very cool.
    love the adaptions of cichlids from african lakes, really is a wonder of nature
     
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    I think that the Tanganyikans are probably much more varied and diverse than the other Rift Cichlids
     
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    Wow your tank is awesome I kind of want to copy it on a smaller scale.
    What of your two shellies do you like the most as I would like to do one of them.
    Never been much of a cichlid man but wowwww this is awesome
     
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    Thanks :thumbup:

    I think the ocellatus gold are the nicer of the 2.

    That's the thing with Tangs. There are so many species of all sizes.
    One can put together a community in more or less any tank size.
     
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    Thanks my decision is made going to do some occelatus and one day maybe also a massive tang community
     
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    How big is your tank?
     
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    Haven’t built it but thinking of a 75 by 25 by 25 species only tank with a pair of the occelatus.
     
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    That sounds very interesting!!
     
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    So I went to the lfs this morning.
    The supplier wasn’t able to send the Gobies unfortunately.
    They also had these Alto fasciatus. Stunning fish. But very expensive. £30 (approx R620). And also a bit worried they may eat my smaller fish. Will think it over.....

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    Latest photo

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    Love it @Reedfish,

    Its looking stunning... really is

    As for the Alto fasciatus... you know you going to fetch them...:):)
     
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