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post #1 of 3 Old 11-12-2012, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
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kribensis breeding questions????

i got a male and a female kribensis. the male is smaller than the female and she chasses him and picks at his fins. i was wandering if this will get better with age or get worse. if it will get better i would like to try to brred them
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-13-2012, 07:43 PM
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Typical cichlids, breeding fish are not show fish, some nipping & the the results of that are to be expected. An old trick is a divider with holes big enough to let the smaller fish through, but small enough to keep the larger fish out.
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-13-2012, 07:51 PM
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most cichlids will show agression when trying to pick pairs. some of this can be minimized by trying to pair them off in a group (3 females and 3 males and letting them naturally pair) Having just a male and a female kind of forces a pair whther the fish want it or not.
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