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  1. Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    I have been looking for people to share my passion with.
    I have had 12 tanks and started at the age of 13 trying to breed fish, and seeking out unusual fish.

    At current I only have 5 tanks, since my wife bought me a new one yesterday, yippee. 4 of witch are running. I have a community tank, 2 Jack Demsys, 5 Fire Mouths, and 1 male siames fighter.

    cant wait to get involved!!!
     
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  3. Henk Hugo

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    Welcome man :D what about some photos?
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    Will, try any suggestions on how to take them?
     
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    Welcome welcome welcome :)

    ummm....how about taking them with a camera??? (sorry couldn't resist :) ) Seriously though, you want to try and avoid using flash if possible, unless you take from an angle. Use a fast shutter speed.

    I know some people who put an extra piece of glass behind the fish i.e the fish is between the front of the tank and another piece of glass and snap the shot that way....but using a fast shutter speed should be okay, we really aren't expecting professional photos :) Where are you based??? - oops, nevermind, just saw...Kempton Park...
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    hahaha, yip. have to spend some time cleaning, will take a few picks
     
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    :blink1: Glad to see you have a sense of humour :)

    Yip, nothing worse than dirty glass ruining a potentially good photo. What camera do you use?
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    A normal mick and drick 6 mega pixel
     
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    Then you may not be able to set your shutter speed, although depending on which mik 'n druk, you could manually set it. Try first on the 'automatic' setting and see how it works, if need be, look under your menu settings and see whether you can set shutter speed or alternatively set your apperture to a lower number.
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    Hey guys I have a question, If I take a picture of my Jack Demsys would you be able to tell the sex, I have had them for 1 year now and no breading?
     
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    Welcome to TASA Wingman!
     
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    Welcome to TASA
     
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    WElcome welcome - I suppose it is a bit late to say that the flash should be placed above the tank - The Mick un Druck aint gonna do it...
     
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    Ola & welcome to TASA meneer. Hope you enjoy the stay here

    Cheers
    Dale
     
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    Welcome to TASA!
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    Thanks guys

    Hey guys im really struggling to take some photos any help there blurred, and light is terrible?
     
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    Zafgak Old fart

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    Wingman Get a bright light above the tank looking down into it, then take your shot at an angle to the glass - not head-on
     
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    Wingman001

    Wingman001 any one say fish?

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    Thank for the tip!
     

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