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Post by theswede on Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:22 am

I´ve changed my 106 gallon to a Tanganyika setup. Been thinking about this since spring that something new has to happen. I had my mind set on Tropheus moorii "limespot" from Kapampa, but the petshop only had 14 of them. Because of that i bought another tropheus group to put in with them. 14 Tropheus duboisi, "Maswa". A little bit later i will also add a small group of Eretmodus and this tank will be done. They are all pretty small (1,2-2,4 inches). Here are some pics.

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Post by bulldogg7 on Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:35 am

Awesome shots, can't wait for the Eretmodus

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Post by theswede on Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:00 pm

Thanks Jeff! I ordered the eretmodus with the tropheus, but the zooshop forgot to pack them. To bad the shop is 560 miles from my home. Will have to take a 4 hour roadtripp to a nearer shop to get them, but that is just the way it is when you live up north. Very Happy 
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Post by Aura on Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:23 am

Congrats on the new fish. Excellent photos. How are you liking them so far?
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Post by theswede on Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:38 am

Aura wrote:Congrats on the new fish. Excellent photos.   How are you liking them so far?  
Thanks, it´s only been a couple of weeks. So far it has been great fun. Really needed something new and with a little different behavior. It all started with scare. A friend trasported the fish for me from just outside Gothenburg. About 9-10 hours in a car and the petshop owner had put 7 in each bag and the bags where small. The smell when i oppened the bags where really bad and the fish did´nt look that good either. My friend lost 3 of his fish. Tropheus is very sencitive fish and how he could so many in each bag when he new that they where to be transported 560 miles by car. Mad 
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Post by theswede on Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:41 am

Short video.

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Post by Aura on Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:54 pm

Mine were in a similar situation when I got them. A big bag with several younger ones in them and two or three other bags with a few adults in each. A couple were dead in the bags. One bag was leaking It was a mess and I ended up having to deal with bloat from day one.

They look nice in that awesome tank!
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Post by buntbarsch on Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:18 am

Awesome setup and beautiful fish. The Eretmodus will fit in very nicely.

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Post by theswede on Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:21 am

Thanks Klaus! I'm planing one more tang setup. I need a tank so i can buy my favorite black calvus.
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Post by Aura on Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:05 pm

You haven't given up all of your Malawis have you!? Surprised 

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Post by theswede on Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:44 pm

No, i still have malawis in my 66 gallon and it will stay that way. Had to get rid of my old alpha crabro though and that sucked. He is swimming in a friends tank now.
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Post by Aura on Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:51 pm

Whew! That's good that you can rehome with someone that you trust to take good care of them. There are so many other fish that I would like to try, but I'm so attached to the fish that I've had for all these years and although they are slowly dwindling away, I feel like some of them are going to out live me.
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Post by theswede on Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:19 pm

He is swimming in a 300 gallon tank with other crabros, so he seems happy there. Yeah it´s tough to get rid of a fish with great personality that you had for ever. But it seemed wrong to put him in a 66 gallon with smaller mbuna. Both for him and the others. That would not have ended well.
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Post by Aura on Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:45 pm

Any update? Did you get the eretmodus?
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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:46 am

No eretmodus yet. We´ve had a real cold front over here with a lot of snow, so i have stayed pretty much inside the last couple of weeks. The only thing that´s happened in the tank is that there are now a few limespots fry swiming in there.
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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:49 am

Some shots.

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Post by Aura on Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:53 am

Congrats on the fry.  Cool shots; especially that last one.  Smile 
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Post by poolmako on Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:26 pm

nice tank, is that back to nature mods?
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Post by theswede on Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:06 am

Aura wrote:Congrats on the fry.  Cool shots; especially that last one.  Smile 

Thanks Betty!
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Post by theswede on Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:07 am

poolmako wrote:nice tank, is that back to nature mods?

Thanks poolmako and it is btn mods!
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Post by theswede on Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:34 pm

Some new pics.

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Post by bulldogg7 on Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:37 pm

Awesome shots!

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Post by theswede on Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:48 pm

Thanks Jeff! Gonna have to buy a macro lense to my 5d so i can put this camera on the shelf. What ever happened to your broken lense?
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Post by Aura on Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:13 pm

Really great shots! The fish look fantastic.
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Post by theswede on Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:25 am

Thanks Betty! Are you on Facebook yet?  Wink 
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