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Old 01-07-2012, 05:52 AM   #1
 
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Cichlid pair spawned

My pair of centrarchus have spawned for me and are at this point guarding free swimmers. i will get another video of that later. Here is a video of when they were guarding eggs.


This is their spawning coloration. They typically look like this
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Old 01-07-2012, 07:52 AM   #2
 
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My pair of centrarchus have spawned for me and are at this point guarding free swimmers. i will get another video of that later. Here is a video of when they were guarding eggs.

Centrarchus with eggs - YouTube

This is their spawning coloration. They typically look like this

That color change is incredible! The eggs were in the sand? What color are the eggs?

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Old 01-07-2012, 08:17 AM   #3
 
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eggs are gold. They were attached to the rock in the cave so it was hard to see.
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Old 01-07-2012, 08:58 AM   #4
 
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Here are the free swimming babies. You can see mom and dad are struggling to keep them in the cave.

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Here are the free swimming babies. You can see mom and dad are struggling to keep them in the cave.

centrachus with free swimmers - YouTube

Adorable! You must be proud.

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Old 01-07-2012, 10:04 AM   #6
 
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Thank you I am very proud. These guys re super common so it was nice to get a spawn from them. They are great parents as well.
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