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The Firemouth Cichlids… June 16, 2006

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Aquatics.
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…are now getting in on he egg laying act. This afternoon they have laid about 100 eggs and were still going when i switched the lights off. they are far more agressive than the T-bars and have the poor Severum stuck to one side of the tank, however i'm not worried as seve is big enough not to worry about the bullying.

I do think the firemouths spawning is a major achievement when you consider over the last month the tank they are in has been plagued by algae. 

As i mentioned the T-bars i shall inform you that their eggs are now tiny fry and things seem to be progressing very well.

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1. mamamouse - June 18, 2006

Ahhh yes the days of firemouth eggs! I don’t think we ever got any to hatch!! But I adore the firemouth’s anyhow! Congrats on the T-bars too!


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