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Paul Minett

I have added another macro to my collection Dave from Aquagreen managed to get some of the Spinipes for me. These are one of the bigger members of the family and can grow to an overall length of 45cm, they are a larval breeder so will be difficult to breed in the aquarium if I can even manage to keep a pair alive long enough to breed, they by account are very aggressive to all other tank inhabitants. it will be interesting to watch them grow they are currently around 2cm so very small they appear to have almost doubled in size in the week I have had them.

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KillieOrCory

Very nice! Hope you have success with them.

So Paul, how many macro species do you have now?

I just read the article! You have 5 species :)

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Paul Minett

Yeah 5 of them now. i find them fascinating to keep i am having varying levels of success keeping them. They are a challenge at times because of the aggression but overall the rewards outway the headaches.

 

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