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#1 steeldrifter

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 12:15 PM

 Figured it had been a while since I posted any updated pics of the poly tank. Tank is doing really well, I think fat & happy would be a good way to describe everyone in this tank ;) The two 10"-11" Delhezi are just eating machines and bulked up like little sherman tanks and almost always swimming around on the hunt for food. The Senegals are growing really well. The one is about 8" now and the other is around 6". The other I have been growing out is still in the grow out tank (about 5") but will probably be joining this tank in the next few months. The new 10" ornate is doing great. He started eating about the 3rd day in the tank and goes right after pellets and wafers now. Even the little datnoid is starting to grow a tad. He's put on maybe 1/4"-3/8" since I got him about 6 months ago. He hid a lot the first 4 months but now the past couple months he has got over that and is out almost all the time which is nice.

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#2 Piker20

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 03:35 PM

The work you did with the structure has really paid off, looks like it's been a tank for years. 


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#3 mikechell

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 05:55 PM

Gorgeous!


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 09:14 PM

Always enjoy real plants! Hope one morning one dem thangs done evolved into an amphibian and crawling around on the floor....prehistoric looking critters for shore...Do they gulp air/supplement breathing like gar, grinnel, or tarpon?
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#5 steeldrifter

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:49 AM

Yep they have a primitive lung so they come to the surface to gulp air about every 20-30 mins or so.


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#6 steeldrifter

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Posted 15 September 2018 - 08:37 PM

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picked up a few new ones today. They are young so will stay in the grow out tank for a while till they are big enough to go with my full size adults. one is an albino which I have been wanring for awhile. I also picked up a young Black Ghost Knife while I was there. Had one about 25 yrs ago and have been wanting another so couldn't leave the shop without him.


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Posted 15 September 2018 - 09:59 PM

Bonsai tree maker, rod maker, TIG welder, and somehow I left out fish tank builder. Sorry about that.

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 07:14 AM

I had aquariums years ago. I also had a Black Ghost Knife. The way it moves was fascinating to me.

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#9 steeldrifter

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 09:42 AM

That's what fascinates me as well. The way that ripple in the fin that goes all the way across the body can change the ripple direction so quickly and make the fish move 180 degrees in and instant is just so cool to me. Just an amazing neat fish to sit and watch.


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