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  1. Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I had a pair of convict cichlids and recently my female passed away. She was around 6 years old and has had countless spawns of fry. So now I have a single male and don't want to get another female and deal with the constant hatching of fry. I was thinking maybe getting a school of some sort of...
  2. Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey, I bought a 45 gallon off of somebody a week ago, the price was perfect for everything, tank, stand, filter, heater etc. It also included the fish, 2 Frontosa Cichlids, 1 Convict Cichlid and 1 common Pleco. Upon research I noticed that neither the Frontosa nor the Pleco are supposed to be...
  3. Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    ok so I have convict cichlid for 6 years now. This year I got a betta and got a divider in my 40gl tank to give roughly 5gal for entra 35 for cichlid. My betta passed to the cichlid side and now he is missing a whole eye and has a couple bites I don’t know how to cure him I’m so sad he only has...
  4. Cichlids
    Hi guys! I'm new to the forum and I'm very curious to see what you guys think is going on here. I have had 5 texas convicts all born from a friend of mine, and I have slowly had relocated 3 of them due to aggression, these are the 2 I kept and have had them only for about a year. Lately, they...
  5. Cichlids
    I have a dwarf balloon cichlid, who recently developed a bump on its head. I believe it also just had eggs with my convict cichlid. It seems strange, but those are the only two cichlids I have, and the convict is DEFINITELY guarding a clutch of eggs. I don't know if the bump is something...
  6. Cichlids
    This is my 1st post hi everyone. I have a 30 gallon that I am raring to get started. First of all the measurements are 30 1/4in long x 12 1/2in wide x 18 3/4in tall. That is all I have right now so I'm looking for advise on everything, which filters, heaters, sand or rocks for example. I am...
  7. Tropical Fish Diseases
    I noticed this parasite/infection about three days ago and has progressively worsened. I have looked every on the web for a diagnosis and couldn't:-( find any information. Please help me identify this infection so I can apply a treatment ASAP!
  8. Cichlids
    Hey there!! I have a convict that has outgrew her previous tank, and I was wondering what to do with her! Like I have a 55 gallon community do anyone think she'll be okay in there? Or will she go on a massacre? And if not idk what to do with her!!! Does anyone know what I should do? Thanks for...
  9. Cichlids
    hi all. three months ago i bougt a baby blood parrot. he was black when i bought him but now he is a grayish color with blakc stripes and yellow around his gills. i am wondering if it is possible that he is a convict and blood parrot hybrid, or if this is normal coloring for a baby blood parrot...
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