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by cartersvillealex
Sat Dec 26, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Guianacara ID
Replies: 17
Views: 4875

Re: Guianacara ID

Those are good looking fish, Peter!
by cartersvillealex
Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Heros sp Atabapo
Replies: 10
Views: 2664

Re: Heros sp Atabapo

I have a pair that has been spawning off and on for over a year. The male almost always gets greedy and swallows all of the fry. I have raised some to adulthood by "stripping" them, not unlike some people do with Africans. It works, but he sure isnt happy about it :D
by cartersvillealex
Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: Hoplarchus psittacus (Heckel, 1840), the parrot cichlid
Replies: 18
Views: 4762

Re: Hoplarchus psittacus (Heckel, 1840), the parrot cichlid

I have a spawning pair. The male is about 12" and the female is about 10". I have had them about 4 years. They continue to spawn, but once the fry hatch, the male tends to beat up the female so I have to separate them. Once they are ready to spawn again, they will break through any type of divider t...

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