cichlids

  1. J

    Concerned About the Sex Ratio of Two Blue Rams

    Hello all, I've been keeping an aquarium for about a year now and so far, things have been going pretty well! But recently I splurged on a new tank setup and, after cycling was complete, decided to fill it with a bunch of neon tetras and a pair of blue rams. The local fish store (which has...
  2. J

    Andinoacara species inquiry (acaras and terrors)

    Hello I need to clear up a big question I've had for a while regarding the Andinocara genus of fish species. I need to know more information about blue acaras, electric blue acaras and green terrors which all look very similar sometimes with their blue and green glittery shimmer and seen and...
  3. R

    Actual introduction

    Hello fellow aquatic enthusiasts! After my initial panicked introduction today I decided to post an ACTUAL introduction, haha. So I have dabbled on and off in fishkeeping for over 10 years now. Initially I began the hobby as almost everyone does with a betta fish once upon a time. I quickly...
  4. I

    Barra, asian redtail and oscars

    Hi I feel like I already know the answer but i wanted a few other opinions so at the risk of sounding new to fish i have a tank that holds a barramundi, a silver shark, 2 cichlids from when I accidentally bred a blue Texas and a braziliensis cichlid together (the cross-bred babies currently have...
  5. P

    Electric Blue Jack Dempsey

  6. SAChichlidLover

    New Tanks I am heavily considering doing.. Thoughts?

    So I am heavily thinking about doing three tanks in the next month or so and I'd love to hear you're feedback and thoughts! 1st to come will be a 67 gallon built around firemouth's and a Jack dempsey. 2nd to come will be another 67 gallon built purely for a male gold saum green terror. 3rd to...
  7. Circus

    Orange Chromide Fry, Now What?

    Okay, so I had to remove the Molly from the brackish tank, since it ate 2 batches of eggs. The third batch just hatched and I saw about 8 fry. The fry are in a little hole the parents dug in the sand, flopping around a bit. What to I feed them? My ground up flake still looks a little too big...
  8. Circus

    Orange Chromide Eggs

    So I have a pair of my 5 orange chromide cichlids guarding a corner of the tank and chasing away the dalmatian Molly and other chromides. I strongly believe these two are guarding eggs. Here are some pics. It is a 29 gallon aquarium. 5 orange chromides, 1 dalmatian Molly, 1 guppy, 1 wrestling...
  9. K

    Hello

    Hello I've just joined the forum obviously :) I'm fairly new to fish keeping and currently have a small tropical tank with Cory's,mollys,guppies swordtails and a couple of random ones that I forgot what they are called. I also have a larger tank which i got secondhand 2 weeks ago that came...
  10. D

    Type of Severum

    Hi all, new to keeping cichlids as just bought a tank of someone and it came with about 12 little cichlids with a green severum and a catfish. Just a coupe questions so does anyone know how to tell a male green severum from female? Also, these little cichlids are all from the same spawn but two...
  11. Corydoras_Catwoman

    75g Tank Stocking

    I'm sorry if this is in the wrong category...i wasn't sure where to put it. I'm looking at setting up a 75gal tank (probably a long) at some point in the future. It will be heavily planted with driftwood and plenty of hiding places. Im looking at stocking it with some of the following...
  12. S

    Breeding behaviors in female-only tank

    Hello world! I've been watching my Honduran Red Points fish do some stuff recently that I thought some of you might find interesting, so here goes -- My largest female, Zinnia, and my largest male, Rhaegar, successfully spawned about three months back. As soon as fry were free swimming, dad...
  13. ameliagb

    tank mates for my potentially semi-aggressive tank

    Hi there! I currently have a 55/60 gal tank (its rounded in the front so im not 100% sure on the size) but it has good floor space and lots of swim room. I have 2 small bichir polypterus that keep to themselves I only see them during water changes and occasionally when they're eating or darting...
  14. K

    New

    Greetings Everyone. I am new here. Was looking into advice on where to source for Convict Cichlids in Singapore. Any tips on where to get them is really appreciated. Thank you so much and have a nice day Ps: if anyone happens to be selling Convict Cichlids in Singapore here please comment on...
  15. J

    Stocking 200 litre aquarium

    Hi I'm new to this forum! I currently have a 200 litre aquarium filled with different tropical fish ( got the tank when I was younger and was like a kid in a sweet shop with fish) Over the years I've been getting more and more into fishkeeping and I'm now looking into converting my tank into a...
  16. M

    Malawi cichlid help

    Hello everyone! I have a 105 litre fish tank with 2 Malawi cichlids, 2 clown loaches and 1 red tail shark. I was sold the Malawi cichlids without being properly informed. I've been land scaling my aquarium to suit the Malawi cichlids because I love them but rdcenmtly learnt that my tank is too...
  17. S

    Bigger tank, stocking ideas?

    Our 20 gallon sprang a leak so we got a 36 gallon bowfront. I used water and filter media from my old tank to cycle and it's been two weeks, no losses. It's a planted tank, though some of my swords and anubias from the 20g look puny right now lol. We have: 1 BN albino pleco 3 julli cories (I...
  18. Flinkbag

    4Ft South American Cichlid Idea

    Hello all!    I'm toying with the idea of restocking my tank with small to medium sized SA cichlids. I currently have:   1x Mature Firemouth Cichlid 2x Bala Sharks (selling) 1x Rainbow shark (selling) 1x Emperor Tetra (selling) 3x Young Clown Loaches (will eventually move out of tank)  1x Kuhli...
  19. H

    Best Buddies For Electric Blue Balloon Ram?

    Hi all, We've got a 130 litre (34 gallon) planted tropical freshwater tank - it's about 2 months old now and fully cycled. We have 1 male dwarf gourami, 8 diamond tetras, 11 neon tetras and 1 electric blue balloon ram. We've noticed that our ram gets stressed at feeding time, as he just can't...
  20. Flinkbag

    Please Help! Fish Breathing Very Rapidly!

    I really need someone to respond to this post asap!   I had an issue a month ago where i had foamy bubbles forming on the surface of the water, and all my fish seemed to be struggling to breathe. Now the bubbles are back in a much more mild form, yet my fish are all breathing ridiculously hard...
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