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Thread: Is the LFS wrong? :)
03-31-2012, 09:24 PM #11
Originally Posted by Tyspot1000
Getting an even amount of males and females is a recipe for disaster for just about each and every cichlid, whether it be dwarfs or regular sized. Do not start with an even number. To start with, you should have a 1 male - 3 females ratio. If you have the room, and you want to see if you can create multiple pairs, then it would have to be something like 2 males - 6 or 8 females. If you even out the ratio, more often than not, you'll end up with dead Rams. The reason behind the 1 - 3 ratio is to STOP aggression. And you get a much better chance of spawning.
Last edited by escamosa; 03-31-2012 at 09:29 PM.Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark
03-31-2012, 10:14 PM #12
to what escamosa said10 Gallon: Planted Red Cherry Shrimp
65 Gallon: Planted South American Community
30 Gallon: Planted Bolivian Ram Tank
Reduce The Stress....Cycle Fishless!