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-   -   Jewel cichlid babies!!! (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/cichlids/jewel-cichlid-babies-82583/)

kiernan 10-02-2011 04:50 PM

Jewel cichlid babies!!!
 
OMG I just looked in the tank and found hundreds of jewel cichlid fry and mom and dad are guarding them like crazy.... I don't want them eaten what should I do?8-)

k19smith 10-02-2011 06:07 PM

What else is in the tank? how big? Right now they will do their best to guard them but you will need another tank if you want to raise up a few/bunch.

kiernan 10-02-2011 06:31 PM

I got some out into a fry tank and the others will be with their parent fish for now. I didn't notice them because I hadn't looked into my husbands tank in a few days but they must be a few days unhatched. Thanks I will watch their size and how the parents are doing with them and possibly take more out.


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