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    Cichlid Breeding 2.0

    Hi have you thought of a pair of Tbar cichlids they have some lovely colours  in them and breed like rabbits as cousins of the convicts . 
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    Sajica Has Barricaded Herself Into A Cave

    Hi I have a pair of these and it is great fun when you try to clean the tank near the nest as they will try to attack anything that comes near esp as I have substrate so running fingers through have been nipped a few times 
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    Clamped Tail Fin

    Hi Wilder sorry internet has been down :( He has settled in really well now ,  I added stress coat which seemed to help and he gets on great with my other cichlids  :)  cathy
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    Clamped Tail Fin

    Hi All  I done a fish swap late thursday evening and got a jewel cichlid , the water he turned up in was murky so could not see him properly , floated the bag for 25mins the put the bag in small bowl open top and done the drip method for a further 45mins , netted the jewel out into tank. When...
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    Fire Mouth Vs Severum

    Hi Keyholes are fantastic fish but I found mine were very shy and as hubby works near the tank they spent most of the time hiding. I had guppys and other small fish with them and they were great . I had to find mine  keyholes a new home because of this as realised this was not fair to them so...
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    Please Read! Substrate Problem.

    Hi If you keep your siphon roughly an inch above the substrate and just slightly use swirl motion it picks up the debris and just a minimal amount of substrate , not enough to worry about . The gases that can come trap is easy to solve as when you do your weekly clean just lightly run your ...
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    Firemouth Update

    Hi cheers for your answer , will keep in mind only trouble would have to be flown over but def love cichlids. Cathy
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    Firemouth Update

    Hi cheers for answering I was looking at the EBJD , was considering getting 1 but read they were really hard to get a healthy 1 and have problems with eating while small ? she is fantastic looking cathy
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    Firemouth Update

    Hi All Just thought I would give a quick update on my boys Still thinking less dominant 1 might be female as top dorsal fin does not go back so far as the other one and colouring he/she does not have some much red and is slightly lighter in colour but all is going great I now have a bigger tank...
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    Pair Of Kribs Free

    fish have now gone
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    Pair Of Kribs Free

    Hi All   FISH    1 pair of kribs  ,young adults   PRICE    FREE   LOCATION     Harlow , Essex ,   PICK UP ONLY   Reason for wanting them a new home , want to get T Bar cichlid      Cheers for reading
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    Firemouth Question Please ?

    Hi 1 more question please? There is some one near me selling a female green severum , she is roughly 5  inches at mo , would she be ok in my tank ? Do not want to buy her then just adding to the problem ? My boys have settled down more since moving caves facing the front of the tank and making...
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    Firemouth Question Please ?

    Hi All Cheers for answering  , There are 2 bits of bogwood in middle of the tank with arches in the middle for them to swim through with a slate cave either end , but the caves are open so if the smaller 1 gets chased he can get out the other side , several different size stones , 15 plants all...
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    Firemouth Question Please ?

    Hi My tank is 4ft , 240lt with substrate 3 caves 2 bogwood and lots of plants and a couple of small rocks , filter is external fluval 306 Fish 2 firemouths 10 flame tetra 6 black blue eye tetra hope this helps
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    Firemouth Question Please ?

    Hi All Here is a pic of the more dominant one which I think is a male cathy
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