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Allowin
04-13-2009, 09:00 AM
I know this is not marine related, but I still wanna show them off.

I set up a 30g FW tank for cichlids to have something to tinker with while I'm working on my 150. I purchaed several African cichlids from a LFS that were too young to be able to sex. Luck have it that I got a pair of yellow cichlids that took a liking to each other. Now 3 months after setting up this tank we have 5 or 6 babies. I have them in a 10g that I used to QT the mommy while she was brooding the eggs, and have since moved her back to the main tank.

So for 3 months in, I guess I'm doing something right.

For size reference, this is aragonite sand they are floating ove

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v298/ereagan2180/fish%20tank/P1030471.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v298/ereagan2180/fish%20tank/P1030472.jpg

CarmieJo
04-13-2009, 09:16 AM
Very cool! Congratulations!

Pat
04-13-2009, 12:40 PM
haha b4 i got in to saltwater my piranha had babies and my convict chiclids had ALOT of babies haha

rayme07
04-14-2009, 12:13 AM
Congrats on the babies.

Amphibious
04-14-2009, 04:07 AM
Babies are cool. Congratulations!