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by William
Mon Oct 24, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Jewels Spawned Again!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 2416

Jewels Spawned Again!!!!!

Hi everyone My Jewel Cichlids just spawned. It was just 1 and a half weeks after eating their last batch. This must mean they are happy in the tank. I just have 1 problem i am never going to be able to keep all the fry and the pet store can only take about 20. My tank is not big enough to hold all t...
by William
Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Jewels Spawned
Replies: 2
Views: 2185

Jewels Spawned

Hi My pair of Jewel Cichlids spawned adout five days ago but yesterday I noticed that most of the eggs where missing. The pair where staying in the cave. Later that night I noticed all the eggs where missing. I read that they move there eggs just before they hatch. Is this true or have they eaten th...
by William
Wed Oct 12, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

I used my tank as a tropical tank(Tiger Barbs Black Widows etc) For about a year and because of the bacteria never removed any water or dirt from the gravel. The only changes i have made where adding mire plants and a rock cave.

Thanks
by William
Tue Oct 11, 2005 2:18 pm
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

Hi I live in Gonubie. It is a small 'suburb' of East London. Do you live in SA? I have found it very difficult to find any info. I think that most people are yet to discover these brilliant fish. At the moment I have them in a rather small 10 gallon. The tank is well planted with a rock feature in t...
by William
Sat Oct 08, 2005 9:36 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Strange Jewel Behaviour.
Replies: 1
Views: 2159

Strange Jewel Behaviour.

Hi all

My pair of Jewel Cichilds have been displaying some strange behaviour.

They stay in the back well planted corner of the tank. They used to be very active and i am worried. :? They used to follow my hand but they now flee as soon as they see me. Please Help.
by William
Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

Hi Thanks for all your reaplies. I did some reaserch and found my fish are Hemichromis cf. letourneauxi and not the fish that i describe. I cannot find any info and was wondering if anyone had any info like size and how to tell the differant sexes. I am only 13 and these are my first cichlids. I tho...
by William
Mon Oct 03, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

Thanks i am busy tranlating it now the translator and site are very useful. About the Beefheart do u think i should cook it.
by William
Sun Oct 02, 2005 11:53 pm
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

Thanks

Hi Tubiflex :D

Thanks for the reaply. :) I am a 13 year old living in South Africa. I cannot speak a word of Spanich. I was going to keep Rams but when I got to the Pet store I preferd the Jewels.
by William
Sun Oct 02, 2005 9:07 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

I forgot to ask. I read someome fed their Jewels cow heart. Is this a good idea and cooked or raw. (why has no one reapled to my post)
by William
Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:09 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Newbie needs help.
Replies: 14
Views: 6452

Newbie needs help.

I am new to this forum and cichlids in genral. I have recently purchased 2 young Jewel Cichlids(Hemichromis bimaculatus). I would like to know how to tell the differant sexes :?: The one is slitterly larger and the spots are smaller and it somtimes has red under its chin. They are still small 1-2 in...

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