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by Pam Chin
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Taiwan Reef
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Re: Taiwan Reef

Hi tsantos!

Yes it could be added to a Taiwanee Reef Biotope aquarium. I like Labeotropheus they are fun to work with, and have some nice color. You should be able to find them around since they have been in the hobby for many years.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Stocking Strategy
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Re: Stocking Strategy

Hi Agryman, I think it is better to add all at one time, then they are all on equal ground. It can be impossible to add one fish at a time, because everyone else is established and they gang up will pick on anyone new. If you are worried about the females, then be sure to provide them plenty of cove...
by Pam Chin
Tue May 23, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: African: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Altolamprologus Compresiceps
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Re: Altolamprologus Compresiceps

Hi Portugalc, Unfortunatley I have no idea how big your tank is.... I don't think it is wise to mix Malawi cichlids with Tanganyika cichlids, so I would discourage this. And I can't recommend keeping frontosa with compressiceps. Size is an issue, at some point the frontosa is going to be big enough ...
by Pam Chin
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: African: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: Tropheus Murago Moba Variants Confusion
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

Re: Tropheus Murago Moba Variants Confusion

Hi Greg, By looking at your pictures I would say you have Tropheus sp. maculatus kikoti, the yellow murago. Based on their coloration and the size of the spots on the head. The yellow murago's have much smaller spots. Then Tropheus sp. maculatus mulunguzi is the green murago. It is much darker and t...
by Pam Chin
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Taiwan Reef
Replies: 1
Views: 969

Re: Taiwan Reef

Hi Alexander, I think that is pretty neat that you want to do a Taiwanee Reef tank. Listed below are all the species found at Taiwanee Reef. Of course a few of these are too big to keep with Chindongo saulosi. This is the new scientific name for saulosi. Buccochromis heterotaenia (Trewavas, 1935), n...
by Pam Chin
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Cichlasoma portalegrense
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: Cichlasoma portalegrense

Hi Yellowtiger, Yes, Cichlasoma portalegrense is still in the hobby, what a fun one that is to keep. I am sure they are available here in the states. If you are on FaceBook, check out the aquarium pages. Let people know you are looking, and you should be able to find some. Retail wise, I am sure the...
by Pam Chin
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Cichlid IDs
Topic: ID, please
Replies: 1
Views: 1845

Re: ID, please

Hi Frank, Boy I have no idea.... You should post this on the CRC Forum, and see what they guys over there think. http://www.cichlidae.com/forum/index.php?sid=537eb63dd13a9c65a5b60c2297a54fe3 Or contact Willem Heijns group on face book - Heroine Cichlids - that is a pretty serious group, and they may...
by Pam Chin
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: To be or not to be !!! There is the question !
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Re: To be or not to be !!! There is the question !

Hi Rui,

I really have no idea?

There are a lot of hybrids going around, I think your guess is as good as mine.

Sorry,
Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: festae with tank mates
Replies: 1
Views: 815

Re: festae with tank mates

Hi livint, I am just not sure if that is possible. Definitely growing up the fish together certainly helps. They learn to tolerate each other. But, all I can see is a big tank full of mayhem! lol I suggest you look for people that have maybe done this before, and would have good info tankmates. Most...
by Pam Chin
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Scienochromis ahli
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Re: Scienochromis ahli

Hi balderman, Not sure if you are asking about the true Sciaenochromis ahli or Sciaenochromis fryeri? S. fryeri is quite common in the hobby, and called S. ahli for years. While the true ahli has rarely if at all been imported. S. ahli location sites: Localities: Chewere (Malawi, undefined), Likoma ...
by Pam Chin
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hormoned enhanced Africans
Replies: 1
Views: 1465

Re: Hormoned enhanced Africans

Hi Brandy, It is definitely abused in the ornamental fish world. I don't know of any specific studies myself, but I would be more apt to look under papers that have been done on aquaculture for food fish; salmon, trout, tilapia. The reason some ornamental fish outlets use it is for sexing, this reas...
by Pam Chin
Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: TOPICS REPLIESVIEWS LAST POST Labidochromus Caerulus hybrid? Lion's Cove? PIC
Replies: 1
Views: 854

Re: TOPICS REPLIESVIEWS LAST POST Labidochromus Caerulus hybrid? Lion's Cove? PIC

Hi Micichlidguy,

That doesn't look like a yellow lab to me. The head and mouth do not match as well as the coloration, it doesn't look right.

There are some nice ones out there, I hope you can find them.

Cichlid Power!
Pam
by Pam Chin
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: African: Lake Malawi Cichlids
Topic: Labidochromus Caerulus hybrid? Lion's Cove?
Replies: 1
Views: 738

Re: Labidochromus Caerulus hybrid? Lion's Cove?

Hi Micichlidguy, Unfortunately your photo/video didn't come thru, but Labidochromis caeruleus is all yellow, there is no white on the body. If you want to breed true Labidodchromis caeruleus than I think you should be looking for different stock. See if you can find a local breeder, or check for onl...
by Pam Chin
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: African: Lake Tanganyika Cichlids
Topic: my tang community
Replies: 1
Views: 1124

Re: my tang community

Hi patph, Sometimes you feel like your tank is empty with smaller fish, but just wait they will get bigger! I think you need to consider increasing the numbers on the fish you have already. Consider that these fish especially the frontosa and Tropheus are really group fish, and do much better in big...
by Pam Chin
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Tankmates for Pt. Eikemei
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Re: Tankmates for Pt. Eikemei

Hi Coen, Pterophyllum Eimekei note the spelling is a very nice looking Pterophyllum. I am glad to hear you have a nice large tank for them. I think your choice of a schooling Tetra is an excellent, there are many that would work, it really boils down to personal taste. I think with your large tank y...