cichlids

  1. P

    Electric Blue Jack Dempsey

  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. BrooklynCichlids

    Is My Tank Overstocked?

    OK my tank has been running about 6 months I originally had 15 fish 11 African cichlids from the 3 lakes, 2 red jewel cichlids, a red devil, and a midas cichlid 2 months in the red devil killed my midas now it seems everything is at piece I have a 55 gallon tank. So question is is my tank...
  18. hudsona85

    Kribs With Fry!

    I had a feeling there was going to be some breeding going on since the male was acting pretty aggressive and moving the gravel around. Really was not expecting it so soon! I have 8 fry already from about a month ago in a breeder in the same tank and growing dad by day. I can't tell how many...
  19. hudsona85

    Severum Additions

    So after much debate and discovering water parameters that would be suitable for my new 75gal tank, I have chosen to go for SA cichlids. I will have sand as my substrate and debating between the Aquatop CF500UV, Eheim Pro 350, or 1 or 2 AquaClear 110. I am not planning on having live plants. I...
  20. hudsona85

    New 75 Gallon! Need Some Ideas

    Hello!   Just recently purchased a 75 Gallon Marineland tank with Marineland LED lights. I am right in the middle of being a novice to intermediate as far as experience goes with FW aquatics. I have debated back and forth as to what I would like to put in this. I got as far as wanting cichlids...
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