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Mbuna - Some Helpful Hints ...
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I've recently acquired from my local library a loan copy of the book The Interpet Bumper Guide To Tropical Cichlids (Consultant Editor : David...
Calilasseia2020-Nov-2016 09:42
Discus selection
When buying Discus there a a few things to look for before you make a decision. 1. Carefully observe the Discus you want to buy, healthy discus shoul...
trace-russ1526-Jun-2008 05:14
Target/Dither Fish For CA Cichlids
Several of the articles in my possession on the subject of Central American Cichlids cover their wild habitats, wild behaviour and aquatic companions...
Calilasseia1512-May-2008 01:48
Discus Genders
A lot of Discus keepers keep wondering or asking how to tell the genders of their fish, the honest answer is it is really hard to tell until they tota...
trace-russ805-Nov-2005 10:09
Shell Dwellers Similis
Hi I have a 15 gallon tank that is cycling at the moment. I am going to add 8 similis to it , but was wondering if there is an open swimmer that would...
Ksway369029-Sep-2017 15:35
Rams & neighbors
If I get a Ram will it eat my neons? or shrimp if I get them?...
lltoush123-Sep-2017 14:49
Rams and my substrate
I used Eco-Complete for my substrate; would Rams be okay with it?...
lltoush012-Sep-2017 17:30
Rams and others
I plan on getting some Rams; what other dwarf cichlids do they get along with?...
lltoush115-Aug-2017 13:26
Motoguensis issues
I have a 90 gallon with a big oscar, a 4 inch green terror, a 5 inch jack, a 3 inch convict and a big catfish, and a moto that is 10 inches. He doesnt...
Winston32121-Feb-2017 19:59
Malawi and Tanganyikan cichlids together?
the last 8 years or so ive been doin the planted tanks and nature tanks and have gotten a bit bored with it so ive decided ill turn one of my 310 or 3...
coop313-Jul-2015 00:42
Convict Colour Morphs
I have a F and M Black Convict, they spawn and raise fry regularly. In the last batch I see a pink colour fry, now .5" long. Anyone know about this. I...
glenn52310-Apr-2015 06:32
how to deal with a population boom?
hi i have a 6' by 2' tank with 3 discus and ALOT of guppies due to a recent explosion in there numbers, i was wondering what fish i could get that wou...
Michelo_69627-Oct-2014 10:33
Oscar with Ick
recommended medications?.....its been a while since I had a fish with Ick, and I used to use Coppersafe for it. Is that ok for an Oscar? Is there a be...
Nick225-Nov-2013 23:09
central american cichlids
Hi i have a 37 gallon tank with a couple of medium large sized central american cichlids.I was wondering what fish might be compatible with those fish...
fish042099427-Sep-2013 21:22
Rainbow cichlids
Hi everyone I'm a new member. I live in Miami USA. I have 55 gallons tank, and I want to breed Rainbow cichlids. Any breeder can expla...
Miami Bamboo Bettas111-Jul-2013 22:31
Demasoni cichlids
Hello to every breeder Can I give Frozen bloodworms and Frozen shrimp to Demasoni Cichlids ?? -Jorge...
Miami Bamboo Bettas111-Jul-2013 01:59
Cichlids or not
Hello all! I have a 42g hex tank and by all the research that I have been doing, it doesn't seem that my type of tank would be suitable for cichli...
Mitchee523-Jun-2013 03:45
Red Dragon Firefish sexing
Hello after a slight hiatus from the aquarium hobby I have gotten back into it and straight back to the cichlids. In the past I have kept various sout...
mcdisgrace016-May-2013 07:11
Red Bay Snook and Carpintis and Red Devil and Jaguar Cichlid in 135 Gallon Tank
Has Anyone ever Raised These Fish Together? So far not having a Problem but Thinking long Term any Imput Please....
kane66003-May-2013 22:46
New Oscars! What goes with them?
The topic pretty much says it all i got a new pair of juvenile oscars they are currently in a 6 foot tank all on their lonesome any recommendati...
tunamitch2603-May-2013 22:34
Pick My 30 Gallon Cichlid Tank
Hey all, I am currently redoing my 30 gallon community planted tank. After having it up running for about 4 years, all I have left are 2 platys...
djtj1318-Apr-2013 03:29
Lone Jewel Cichlid
Hello, I am new here so sorry if I should have posted this somewhere else. I have a 40 gallon tank with a lone jewel cichlid. It has some plants, lo...
andrea11113-Apr-2013 23:44
Is my ram a female?
Hey I'm new to the forum and I was wondering if someone could give me a hand in identifying the sexes of my rams...
Dk1988104-Apr-2013 03:49
Yellow lab fry
I have two yellow lab cichlids and to my surprise one day after work I see that ther is one fry swimming in the live rock in the tank.( first set of b...
Charliejaebrown119-Nov-2012 01:22
Getting black convicts?
Hi i have a 55gal tank currently have 2 gold , 2 blue spotted gouramis, snails, 1 black ghost knife fish, 1 African knife gray fish... My question is:...
Mrshamdulila011-Nov-2012 03:31
55g tank - needs some life!
Wow it has been a while since i have been on the forums! Feels good to be back! My 55g tank has been reduced to around 5 electric yellows and 2 br...
carpe_diem009-Jul-2012 03:18
Cichlid suggestions
Hi all, I am thinking of having a south american cichlid tank. I have a 29 gallon tank that I am now in the process of cycling. I am thinking of ha...
dupja426-Jun-2012 04:36
New fish tank HELP !!!
I am interested in getting some tropical fish for my new Tank ( Length 4ft width 1ft height 1ft.2" ) i really like oscars but have been told i cant...
rusty1109-Apr-2012 08:30
Oscar
What is a fair price to sell an oscar for? It is around 7 inches body-length, and a little over 4 years old. Thanks, Alex...
T'Ark'An'Ni Ak'Kan021-Mar-2012 03:53
75 gallon African stocking?
I'm planning on stocking my 75 gallon with Demasoni and White Labs. Just wondering what everyone thought would be good stocking numbers? I was thinkin...
Fish Guy216-Feb-2012 08:12
Cichlid Newbie with Newbie Cichlids
I've acquired 5 baby cichlids. I'm pretty sure they're "metriaclima" the tank they were in was labeled "assorted african cichlids" They were fre...
LaurenJ506-Feb-2012 23:37
Redoing my 30 gallon
Hi all. i've been thinking of stripping out my thirty gallon and remodelling into a convict, breeding aquarium. So I'm wondering if I can get some...
rambo_motim203-Dec-2011 01:27
Blue coloration in angels
I have these young gold pearlscale angels that are so vibrant and wonderful! I purchased them for an amazing 3.00 each at the LFS, what a steal! They...
devon7222-Nov-2011 22:43
red terror
Hello again, I'm wondering if anyone knows how a young red terror looks like? Also if it is possible to send a pic or link to show more info On this...
Spaniard22221-Nov-2011 00:54
Buffalo head cichlid
Ive had my buffalo cichlid for about two weeks now. He looks as if he is doing well, but, but he tends to hide out under the artificial tree ive place...
Spaniard22116-Oct-2011 21:45
Help - want to set up a Ram tank
Hi! I'm new to the boards (although not new to keeping fish) and am hoping someone can help me out. I'm wanting to start a species tank of Rams... but...
fishychik513-Sep-2011 22:10
tank mates for a severum
Hi guys, im looking for some advice as to tank mates. I have a55g set up with a 4" severum, a 2 year old angel fish and a just added sailfin pleco who...
fandan006-Sep-2011 03:25
Angels with Crays?
Hey, can I put a native cray in with Angels without worry? The problem is I would have to take a pic at the LFS of it to identify which species....
Kellyjhw816-Aug-2011 02:39
Upgrading tank. wishing to go larger fishes
Bare with me I have a tonne of questions and whilist I am asking questions I will be also reading up. I am planning to go 5ft with the bells and w...
Starfish402-Jul-2011 21:42
Help me identify this Cichlid!
I'm pretty sure it's a Cichlid... He's riding solo in a 15 gal tank right now because im treating him for ich and fin rot. I know he looks kind of...
MaximilianDub526-Jun-2011 05:21
Compatible tankmates for Bolivian Butterfly Rams?
Hey, hoping to get a breeding pair of rams from the 4 we currently have (hard to bloody sex LOL) but we're looking to put them in a 2ft tank and were...
membreya325-Jun-2011 14:17
Sex my Turquoise Severum
I just bought 2 Turquoise Severums hoping they were a pair. I got one that I'm quite sure is a male and this one I'm hoping is a female. Can anyone he...
Phloyd456027-May-2011 03:27
Jardini Saratoga
I brought a Jardini Saratoga (10cms long) a couple of weeks ago and it always swam around the top of the tank but for the last few days it has been si...
blinky714-May-2011 17:41
110 Malawi Cichlid Tank
I am thinking of using sand substrate in a 110 gallon tank with plenty of rocks for hiding places. My question is, how on Earth should I go about choo...
Hooben521-Apr-2011 02:38
Apistogramma and Cardinal Tetra
Hello, If I were to opt for a pair of Apistogramma for my future tank (60-75 gallon), would it be safe to house them with Cardinal Tetra? I don't w...
skystrife626-Mar-2011 23:50
White convict with red firebird peacock?
Hi, New to Cichlids, was wondering if I can keep convicts with firebirds? While I'm at it, are there any combinations of cichlids I should avoi...
scattrrrd012-Feb-2011 06:38
EBJD question
I bought 4 little EBJDs a little while ago and they are an odd color. They are a super dark blue instead of the light powder blue. They still have the...
zeketaz327-Jan-2011 02:27
How to stop cichlids from digging
Hello I am plannng on redoing my tanks and am wondering what works good for substrate that will not get dug up at will?...
mcdisgrace608-Dec-2010 12:58
What cilchids are recommended for a 1st timer
I am currently doing a heck of a lot of research. I never thought about cilchids until I looked at pictures of them for sale on my local trading websi...
Starfish828-Nov-2010 20:59
QUICK QUESTION
Does the rule of feeding all he can eat for two minute apply to an Oscar fish...
fishkeeper225327-Nov-2010 07:20
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