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My Stendker Fire Red from discusautolinker.com autolinking image Hans. I raised this fellow and my five other discusautolinker.com autolinking image from thumbnail size.

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Beautiful! Would you say discusautolinker.com autolinking image are as difficult as many say? Do you have to keep them in bare bottom tanks and do daily waterchanges?

"I've macrostoma tastes on a veiltail budget. "

If i drew it it'd look like a monkey eating a horsradish on the moon or something
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First buy from a breeder!!! Raising them I used bare bottom, it is so much easier to keep spotless and they are not too particular about ph as long as it is constant. I did 70 percent up to 90 percent daily water changes to grow them out and they were about thumbnail size when I got them. The secret is husbandry of the tank!!!! Domestic discusautolinker.com autolinking image are not hard to keep healthy if you keep only one farm's fish together and no other farms discusautolinker.com autolinking image. Each breeders discus are immune to what that breeder has in their water. Mix them and you make for the perfect chance to kill all the fish. I do one water change a week on this 125 of about 50 percent or more.

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now i know why they can sell for so much.....

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Those are some beautiful fish DLFL. Good stuff
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does any body else think of a discusautolinker.com autolinking image as a pancake fish?i mean it's shaped like one,right?

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That is why they are called discusautolinker.com autolinking image, like what is thrown in track and field events.
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Hey DLFL, you've done a nice job growing out your discusautolinker.com autolinking image! I was wondering what you fed them to grow them out? Mine are about dime size right now at almost 4 weeks, eating bbs like wolverines, they try cut up blood worms too, but wondered what brand/type of food yours were fed...
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Absolutely gorgeous fish.
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The main thing is water changes, I tried to do a 75% to 90% water change each day.
I fed them different flake foods from Brine Shrimp Direct. I tried to pick the ones with the most protein in them. If possible I fed a small amount 6 times a day. Mysis Diet Enriched with SELCO, Tropical Flake, and Earthworm Flake Plus, were the main ones.

And Freeze Dried Black Worms from Aquatic Foods.
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Thank you, that verifies what my LFS told me in fact I just bought flake earthworm yesterday recommended because of high protein. I have myasis flake already for my adult discusautolinker.com autolinking image, so i'll try that too. I will check for freeze dried black worms, that would be good to try also. Thank you! They seem to be liking cut up bloodworms too...

So no beef heart then? I'm not sure I want to get into that for 3 reasons: 1 it's very messy and pollutes water. 2 it's not readily available where I live and don't feel like putting a bloody, raw heart into my blender (yuck!) and 3 discusautolinker.com autolinking image never come across a cows heart in the Amazon!

I know many Discus keepers use it , I would just like to avoid it, and maybe I can.
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That is a beautifully raised discusautolinker.com autolinking image.

Beefheart shows the weird conservatism of our hobby. Back in the days before cheaper air transport, freshautolinker.com autolinking image fish and seafood were not available inland. Fish can't digest animal fats, and old time aquarists realized heart muscle is as lean as it gets. And so, beefheart became a somewhat acceptable high protein alternative to sea food. Recipes were born, and all the old books sensibly promoted it. It worked.
Now, we can go to the supermarket fish counter and get better foods than beefheart. They are more easily digested by the fish, easier for us to process, and healthier. No one needs to process beefheart anymore. We could let the recipes go - unless we are concerned about a zombie apocolypse and the need to feed our fish after a total economic and technological collapse...
I use a lot of old beefheart recipes, but my blender gets gross with shrimp, white fish, and other seafood - not cows.

Somehow, we hang on the weird things. The big chains still sell 1950s fish choices, when we know of many species better for new aquarists, easier to keep and much more beautiful. We still make beefheart recipes when it was a substitute for things we can get much more easily.
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Want to share with you my red melon I got on Valentine's Day. It is about 5inches


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cool discusautolinker.com autolinking image.

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