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Parenting 101 | Ted's Fishroom

Parenting 101 | Ted's Fishroom | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
I like to leave cichlid fry with their parents for as long as possible, primarily because the parents will do a better job of raising the fry than I will. I also like to ... Tagged as aquarium, breeding, cichlid, Pelvicachromis, West African ...
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Azzie Eckstrom HotSites: How To: Malawi Cichlid/Peacock Tank

How To: Malawi Cichlid/Peacock Tank. How To: Malawi Cichlid/Peacock Tank Video Clips. Duration : 8.93 Mins. This is just my two cents on setup, stocking, and maintenance on a malawi lake style cichlid tank.
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First Post - American Cichlid Association Forums

First Post - American Cichlid Association Forums | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
I currently have 11 tanks housing various types of Cichlids (Most were purchased at past ACA conventions) I have a breeding pairs of ParatherapsSynspilum, 7 Stripe Kigoma Frontosas, breeding group of Sciaenochromis ...
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mal/tang fish: Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 7-27-12

mal/tang fish: Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 7-27-12 | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Friday, July 27, 2012. Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 7-27-12. Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" Star ... http://mal-tangfish-africancichlids.com/ · Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" Star .
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Cichlids Fish | African Cichlids Fish Care” Avoiding The Common ...

This means that African cichlids water tank needs to be constantly monitored especially its mineral content, water hardness, pH, and temperature. They can also get rough with each other when it comes to territory as they got ...
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Share a Link with Me

Share a Link with Me | African Cichlids | Scoop.it

I try my best to find links and articles that relate to the care and enjoyment of African cichlids.  However, most of the suggestions that come up are advertisements for the sale of products.  I made a decision early on in curating this Scoop.it! to not include items for sale, as I am not here to advertise.  That's not to say that I don't have favorites, but I would rather not include them here. 

 

This being said, I would love if there was a greater ability for a social nature to this i.e. a place to share.

 

If you have a link/article that you think is appropriate, please send it to me!

 

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I've been keeping African cichlids for over 20 years and have learned a lot and continue to learn more all the time.  It's a hobby for me, not a profession.  I only make  a small credit at my local aquarium shop from the sale of some babies that I breed.  It helps pay for my hobby.  But, if you have a question, I'll do my best to give an answer, or tell you simply, "I don't know." 

 

All the best, and thanks for viewing.

 

Steve

   

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TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » African Cichlids: A Colorful ...

TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » African Cichlids: A Colorful ... | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Because African Cichlids require more skill to maintain and breed than livebearers, first-time hobbyists gravitate towards guppies and other easy to keep tropical fish. As one becomes more knowledgeable, and adept, African ...
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TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Neolamprologus ocellatus

TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Neolamprologus ocellatus | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Photo: Rolf Lind. If you are looking for a little fish with a big attitude Neolamprologus ocellatus has plenty to spare. These tiny cichlids will fight with much larger opponents and even bite the hand that feeds them if you get to ...
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Peacock Cichlid Fish | Natures Pet

Peacock Cichlid Fish | Natures Pet | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Peacock cichlid fish are the most breathtaking fish around. They sport an excellent number of colors and average between four and six inches long. If they're properly looked after, they are able to love as much as twelve years.
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African Cichlid Tank Setup

If you have decided to set up an African cichlid tank, odds are that this is not your first aquarium. I first decided to keep African cichlids after seeing some red zebras and yellow labs in a pet shop and wondering why these ...
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AfricanCichlids.net

AfricanCichlids.net | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
African cichlids from lakes Malawi, Tanganyika, and Victoria. Informative articles, pictures, forum, puzzles, and more!
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Be Green & Flow: Mister Fixit Day (Tropical Fish Filtration Diatribe)

Be Green & Flow: Mister Fixit Day (Tropical Fish Filtration Diatribe) | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
I'm a longtime tropical fish enthusiast. I guess it is my brother Keith's influence but we ... I've gone through several phases in fish keeping but mostly tied to the realm of Cichlids. I've gone through several phases most likely due ...
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The Importance of Calcium, Kh, and Magnesium in Aquariums ...

The Importance of Calcium, Kh, and Magnesium in Aquariums ... | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
A high GH in freshwater can cause respiration problems in fish, for a general freshwater aquarium a GH between 50-100 ppm is best (lower for Discus, higher for mollies/ African Cichlids). Magnesium is important in SMALL ...
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Where Should You Buy Cichlids?

Where Should You Buy Cichlids? | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
I have kept both saltwater fish and cichlids. I can tell you that my favorite by far was my cichlid fish tank. There is something about keeping cichlids that is so rewarding. First of all they are not as difficult as salt water fish, but ...
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TANKFISHTIPS.com » Gold Neolamprologus Sexfasciatus Cichlid

TANKFISHTIPS.com » Gold Neolamprologus Sexfasciatus Cichlid | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Neolamprologus sexfasciatus The Gold Neolamprologus Sexfasciatus Cichlid originates from the rocky waters of Southern Lake Tanganyika, Africa. This species is...
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Israel Whitenton Logs: How to care for African Cichlid Fry

In this video I explain, How to care for African Cichlid fry. I talk about: What size Aquarium you should use. What type of Aquarium Filtration to use. For example using Huey Hung Sponge filters and internal filters.
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mal/tang fish: Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 6-25-12

mal/tang fish: Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 6-25-12 | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Monday, June 25, 2012. Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" 6-25-12. Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" Star ... http://mal-tangfish-africancichlids.com/ · Placidochromis sp. "Phenochilus Tanzania" Star .
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How to Strip Female African Cichlids and Care for the Fry

How to Strip Female African Cichlids and Care for the Fry | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
African Cichlids are mostly mouth-brooders: when they breed, the female will pick up the eggs and hold them in her mouth, whilst the male fertilises them (hence the egg spots on the anal fin). She will hold the eggs for up to 28 ...
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What aquarium heater is the most durable?

Question by fishfrenzy: what aquarium heater is the most durable?because I have the Rena smartheater 300 and it sucks! The first one ... Theo,Stealth,Jager … all well and hold up to the crush the cichlids give them.
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TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Powder Blue cichlid ...

TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Powder Blue cichlid ... | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Pseudotropheus socolofi, also known as the Powder Blue cichlid or Pindani, is a fairly well-known and popular fish among the cichlid community. Both males and females of the species have a light blue body with the males ...
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TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Neolamprologus brichardi

TANKFISHTIPS.com » Blog Archive » Neolamprologus brichardi | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
Photo by Ken Schwarz. The Neolamprologus brichardi is a beautiful Tanganyika cichlid with many interesting habits. These fishes have a light brown to creamy colored body with long flowing fins edged in a brilliant white.
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Mbuna Cichlid Breeding - Step By Step Guide To Avoid Common ...

Breeding Mbuna cichlid fish is facile. To get them to spawn is to provide them with the same care and conditions as with the non-breeding Mbuna's. Place the breeding mbuna's in a tank approximately one male to 2 - 3 female ...
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Video: Synodontis alberti | AfricanCichlids.net

Video: Synodontis alberti | AfricanCichlids.net | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
This cute catfish comes from Stanley Pool in the Congo River. It reportedly 'squeaks' when disturbed, though we've never witnessed this behavior. Synodontis alberti. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · StumbleUpon · Email; More ...
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Blue (SHE BEAST) cichlid with babies | Aquariums Blog

26 Responses to “Blue (SHE BEAST) cichlid with babies”. TheAquaNewb on May 2nd, 2012 7:39 pm. Kenyi cichlid breed? kingdomriver1 on May 2nd, 2012 7:49 pm. Do you know what breed she is?? MrFictionalJesse on ...
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How To Breed Cichlids

How To Breed Cichlids | African Cichlids | Scoop.it
I personally am into breeding a great deal of cichlids and as an avid aquarium enthusiast i find that this is extremely rewarding to me each mentally and financially. Really often friends ask me for assistance with the breeding ...
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