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Old 16-12-2015, 04:13 PM   #11
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I think TS is referring to "Zaire".

*title edited, thanks.
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Old 16-12-2015, 11:19 PM   #12
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hi bros, thanks alot for all your feedback.

I intend to keep peacock & hap chilchid similar to this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXLQ7obKvLA

and where can I get nice ones with good price. Btw, how much does it roughly cost for 1-2 inch

The frontosa I refer to is this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxD86iCWqbI
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Old 17-12-2015, 12:50 PM   #13
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The frontosa I refer to is this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxD86iCWqbI
yeap exactly. a moba is a moba. these are just fanciful trade names that people add in an attempt to sell faster or at a higher price.
but those are beautiful zaires.
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Old 18-12-2015, 02:41 AM   #14
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Please dun get so small moba, its not cheap even that size. Prepare around $100 for each for f1, anyway try not to mixed peacock with moba, they may be nimp and stress(moba)
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Old 18-12-2015, 09:01 AM   #15
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Malawi try qian hu, Seaview, OTF?, NKS, Clementi the stretch of LFS
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Old 18-12-2015, 01:13 PM   #16
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hi WaterChwee, your PM inbox is full, so i reply here instead.

setup:
i think for a 322 about 10-15kg of coral sand is enough.
remember to get plastic egg crates or anything to cushion the rocks.
-place the cushion, cover with some sand, arrange your rocks, cover with more sand.

rocks wise alot of choices for you, slates, granite, lime stone, dead corals, boulders, lava rocks, etc etc all up to your personal preference. just make sure they are stable and do not wobble. some may even use glue or silicone to hold in place.

purchase of livestock:
many shops around that already have ready stocks,
yun feng
Qiang Hu
OTF
C328
NKS
Seaview

or if you have in mind exactly what you want to get.
can try having a look when NKS or JZX do an african MO or shipment and see if there is anything you like. but those are likely WC or F1 and would be much pricier.
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Old 19-12-2015, 12:41 AM   #17
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Please dun get so small moba, its not cheap even that size. Prepare around $100 for each for f1, anyway try not to mixed peacock with moba, they may be nimp and stress(moba)
Yeah was quoted 100 per small zaire moba and if get 5 then 500 ... wow can buay tahan zzzzzzz
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Old 19-12-2015, 12:44 AM   #18
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hi WaterChwee, your PM inbox is full, so i reply here instead.

setup:
i think for a 322 about 10-15kg of coral sand is enough.
remember to get plastic egg crates or anything to cushion the rocks.
-place the cushion, cover with some sand, arrange your rocks, cover with more sand.

rocks wise alot of choices for you, slates, granite, lime stone, dead corals, boulders, lava rocks, etc etc all up to your personal preference. just make sure they are stable and do not wobble. some may even use glue or silicone to hold in place.

purchase of livestock:
many shops around that already have ready stocks,
yun feng
Qiang Hu
OTF
C328
NKS
Seaview

or if you have in mind exactly what you want to get.
can try having a look when NKS or JZX do an african MO or shipment and see if there is anything you like. but those are likely WC or F1 and would be much pricier.
Thanks Bro what is african MO ?

Just went to C328 and one small pc of egg crate cost 2 bucks ? will need at least 20-30 to fill up my 322 tank
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Old 19-12-2015, 04:16 PM   #19
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Back from Seaview and there are many large blue dophins in their big display tank at the entrance
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Old 20-12-2015, 12:49 AM   #20
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Hey bro. Don't forget to upload some photos of your new setup as you go

For a 3x2x2 tank, if you are going with a Malawi setup you are better off sticking to peacocks, small haps and 'peaceful' mbuna.

Below is an example of some fish you could consider. They are not so aggressive and hold their colour well. These are quite easy to find in the local market and only cost a few dollars, if you don't mind growing them out from juveniles.

Jacobfreibergi
OB Peacock
Electric Blue Ahli (Sciaenochromis Fryeri)
Yellow Lab (Labidochromis caeruleus)

Unfortunately I don't think your rainbows will enjoy being with the Malawis. But it could work ok for a while, especially if you are getting young cichlids.

Looking forward to the photos
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