Red Devil?

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Red Devil?

Post by zany » Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:50 pm

:D Hi I am new to this site, and love cichlids.

Anyway, im not sure what my Red devil is playing at, recently he has been leaving small (what looks like) slivers of mucus against the back glass on his tank. All roughly in the same area. Definately not snail eggs and he has his tank all to himself.
His water is fine, feeding well and looking very well.

Any ideas????
Can a Red devil really be that mean?

ZANY (aka Sue)

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Post by mauriciodelamaza » Sat Dec 31, 2005 7:38 pm

Hi Zany,

Somehow I suspect that your " :twisted: Diablo Rojo" is actually a " :shock: Diabla Roja" that layed eggs against the back of her tank. If she is by herself, the eggs are sterile then. Nothing to do about it.


Good luck

Mauricio

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Post by zany » Sun Jan 01, 2006 9:28 am

Cheers for that :D

We were thinking that the devil was a female.

Dont there eggs take on the typical egg form, sounds daft but i think you know what i mean.
It looks literally like splodges of mucus.

My devil does be true to its name in attitude, but I like them for there itelligence. :twisted:

Thanks again

Just another thought is it ok to keep two devils together? Or will I end up with a typicall devil showdown?
Can a Red devil really be that mean?

ZANY (aka Sue)

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Post by mauriciodelamaza » Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:24 pm

Hi Zany,

I am glad my post was of help...... I would not advice you to put your "diabla" with a partner, for if she was raised by herself, and is agressive as you mention you might end up with no "diablos" in the end....

:idea: What I advice you to do is that, if you are interested in spawning cichlids and raising their fry as a pastime, start a new aquarium with five or six juveniles of an easier to breed CA species (convicts, firemouths, etc.) and become acquainted with their behaviour and needs before attempting to breed the larger more aggressive and difficult ones.

I believe that there are some very nice articles for beginners here in the CRC at a very reasonable cost that may be of help to you.

:D Good luck with your fish, and my best wishes for 2006!

Mauricio De La Maza

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Re: Red Devil?

Post by bennymoreno51 » Thu May 28, 2015 11:46 am

i has 3 of then

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Re: Red Devil?

Post by bennymoreno51 » Thu May 28, 2015 11:48 am

i has 3 of them before great fish

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