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post #1 of 2 Old 01-30-2012, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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convict cichlids in brackish water ?

hi i'm slowly converting my tank from fresh to saltwater at this point i'm at 1.014 sg and there is 3 convict cichlids and one green scat i know the scat can live in full marine but what about the cichlids should i give them away or just see if they acclimate so far they all seem happy
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post #2 of 2 Old 01-31-2012, 04:23 PM
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They can live in brackish water for a short period of time but NOT full marine, it will kill them

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