south american cichlids

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    Shy Red Shoulder Severums

    HI, I have two young Red shoulder severums in my tank around 1-1.5 inches. They are in a 4 ft tank with some smaller south american tetras and are very shy. Why is this? They come out to feed and then go and hide again? I want them to be right as they will be having some geophagus tank mates...
  2. Dominus_XVIII

    My Blue Ram (Mikrogeophagus.ramirezi) Breeding Log

    Hi everyone, Took some time off, as the past couple years haven't been too good for me. Personal stuff aside - Monday - July.26th,2016 (10:20pm) Brought this lil guy home yesterday (around 8:00pm) and acclimated him to my 20 gallon breeder (which is currently housing my female blue ram and...
  3. C

    Female German Blue Ram Laying Eggs Without A Male Pair?

    About a month ago, I bought three female german blue rams and one male german blue ram. They were just random fish from my LFS, ie they weren't sold a breeding pair.   Recently one of the females started showing her colors and I noticed her and the male seemed to stick close together. Her belly...
  4. Blue Ramirezi

    Breeding Discus

    Hey guys, I know the majority of you reading this probably only clicked on this to discourage me or tell me not to, but for those that aren't: The other day i got a new tank and instantly wanted more discus, as they are my favorite fish and the one i've kept for the longest, but then i...
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    Want To Start A Dirt Amazon Tank

    So my wife has given me permission to start planning a 75-90 gallon dirt tank. I am vibrating from excitement. This will be our 6th tank but our 1st dirt tank. So I am here looking for three things 1.) How do I start a SUCCESSFUL dirt tank? I do not want a flat bottom, I want at least one hill...
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    Want To Start A Dirt Amazon Tank

    So my wife has given me permission to start planning a 75-90 gallon dirt tank. I am vibrating from excitement. This will be our 6th tank but our 1st dirt tank. So I am here looking for three things 1.) How do I start a SUCCESSFUL dirt tank? I do not want a flat bottom, I want at least one hill...
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