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Submitted By: Kevin Cyster on
Photo Caption: This tank was set up from scratch 7 months ago. The fish seem to like it as they started breeding two months afterwards. The only problem I have at present, is that the dominant male is running the other fish ragged during spawing time. I currenty have one female holding at present
30 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - This tank was set up from scratch 7 months ago. The fish seem to like it as they started breeding two months afterwards. The only problem I have at present, is that the dominant male is running the other fish ragged during spawing time. I currenty have one female holding at present

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Country: South Africa
Description: 3' glass tank (1/4" glass)Filtration:2 Regent R1200 powerheads with a combined capacity of 2000 L/hAir Pump:Only when tumbling eggsHeater:200W Aqua H2OLighting:2 30W Biolux daylight tubesSubstrate:Crushed coralRocks:Fake reef structuresBackground:NoneFeeding:Nutrifin Cichlid Flakes twice a day. Occasional frozen Zucchini for the plecosOther:3 pieces of driftwood
Advice: Don't be to hasty in setting up your fish tank. Take the time to let the tank cycle properly and add your fish slowly
Fish Kept: 6 Astatotilapia Latifascaita 5 Maylandia Lombardoi 2 Pterygoplichthys pardalis
Corals/Plants: Annubius Nana, Java Fern, Vallisneria
Tank Size: 30 gallons
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COMMENTS

Hey about your comment on the dominant male, is that the Astatotilapia Latifascaita because i too have that species of fish and males are common to be highly aggressive agianst their females for spawning. When one of my females become pregnant i move them to a breeding tank i have set-up aside just for spawning. Just thought i should have mentioned its normal. seeya fish avatar

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