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June 2008 - â‚Ź 4.50

Editorial Editor: Trevor Mercieca Website Editor: Trevor Mercieca

Design Art Director / Designer: Neville Cassar info@n-vil.com www.n-vil.com

Publishing Printers: Gutenberg Press Ltd. Www.gutenberg.com.mt

Cover Picture By: Damian Sciberras Fish Name: Discus

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• Scientific name: Caridina cf. cantonensis var. ‘tiger’ • Common name: Tiger shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 15 -27°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: <15 dGH • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages • Will hybridise with CRS and Bee shrimps

• Scientific name: Caridina cf. cantonensis var. ‘crystal red’ • Common name: Crystal red shrimps (CRS) • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 18 -26°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: soft water is recommended • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages • Will hybridise with Tiger and Bee shrimps

• Scientific name: Caridina c.f. cantonensis var. ‘Bee shrimp’ • Common name: Bee shrimp, Diamond shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 18 - 26°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: soft- medium hard • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages • Will hybridise with Tiger and Bee shrimps

• Scientific name: Caridina breviata- Bumble bee shrimp • Common name: Bumble bee shrimp, New bee shrimp, Black and white shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 21 -26°C • pH: 6.8- 7.5 GH: soft- medium hard • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages

• Scientific name: Neocaridina heteropoda var. red • Common Name: Red cherry shrimp, sakura shrimp, fire shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3.5 cm • Temp: 20 - 28°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: soft - hard • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages • Will NOT hybridise with CRS and Bee shrimps

• Scientific name: Caridina c.f. babaulti var. green • Common name: Green shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 22 - 26°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: soft- medium hard(<15) • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages

• Scientific name: Caridina c.f. babaulti var. striped • Common name: Indian zebra shrimp • Size: 2.5 – 3 cm • Temp: 22 - 26°C • pH: 6.5 – 7.5 GH: soft- medium hard(<15) • Food: algae, spirulina, food tabs • Specialised mode of reproduction. No larval stages

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Clearly better! *When used as directed, new TetraMin significantly improves food utilisation and minimises fish waste compared with former TetraMin - guaranteed.

The new TetraMin

The best TetraMin ever!

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Cleaner & Clearer water!

New dosage lid: For easy feeding! New design: With a new modern look.

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THE Tropical Fish Centre Marsascala ByPass, Zabbar, Malta • Tel: (+356) 2166 7567 • Mob: (+356) 7944 8088

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;We can provide the best water for your fish with a fraction of cost with the best qualityâ&#x20AC;?. Di Natura, Good news for the environment.

www.dinatura.com.mt

Di Natura has all kind of filters, fittings, spare parts and all Kind of water Treatments.

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Marsacala ByPass, Zabbar, Malta. • Tel: (+356) 2166 7567 • Fax: (+356) 2166 3191 / 2163 4899 • Mob: (+356) 7955 8088 Email: aquahobbies@onvol.net • Web: www.aquahobbies.net

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