What would impress you?

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What would impress you?

Post by tjudy » Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:37 pm

We all know that some cichlids are easy to get to reproduce, and that others are seemingly impossible. If you were to be impressed by the successful breeding (and raising the fry) any cichlid species, what would your top species be? The criteria for your selection is totally up to you... dificulty, rarity, pure coolness factor, patience... does not matter. Here are some of the species that impress (or would impress) me. Fish that have been spawned tend to capture my attention more than those that have never been spawned, especially if the difficulty has been proven to be consistant

Hoplarchus psitticus
Apistogramma diplotaeniata
Telogramma brichardi
Dicrossus filamentosus
Pterophyllum altum
Satanoperca daemon
Paretroplus sp. (any of them)

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Re: What would impress you?

Post by Hudson Ensz » Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:57 pm

Breeding Dicrossus filamentosus would really impress me but also crenicichla regani, i know its been done plenty of times but so what.
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Re: What would impress you?

Post by Tom Williams » Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:58 am

Successfully breeding my very endangered Paretroplus Damii would really impress me as we are rapidly running out of hobby specimens and they are beautiful interesting cichlids.

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Re: What would impress you?

Post by Tommi » Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:41 am

Crenicichla compressiceps would be nice to breed without injections. I had four of those, but 3m long 1200litre tank wasn't big enough and result was deadly.

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Re: What would impress you?

Post by Juan Artigas » Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:49 am

Breeding of Theraps irregularis always impress me.
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Re: What would impress you?

Post by MsCichlid » Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:31 am

Crenicichla acutirostris
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