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  1. #1

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    Merry Christmas Scottishfish - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp 
    Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R 
    Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff 
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    Question Mating/Pairing behaviour?


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    As some of you may know I currently have 6 juvenile firemouths in my 48G, I'm aiming to get a pair then rehome the remaining 4.

    At the moment I have one male who is no larger than 2 inches, and a female around the same size, the other 4 are smaller and by the looks of it all female. I mustve been lucky in picking them!

    Lastnight I observed some new behaviour from the male, he decided to start picking gravel up, swimming to a stone then making a small pile behind it. Looks like this certain stone (rounded and around 3inch diameter) is his new territory.

    So was this behaviour him trying to show off and pair with a female, or was he just being a Cichlid and redecorating?
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Don't really know anything about them but I do wish you good luck and I hope you have a frisky male trying to show off his home building ability and one of the females picks up on it . Good luck and let us know happens.
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

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    P.S. how many tanks do you have up and running with fish?
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

  4. #4

    Join Date
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    Merry Christmas Scottishfish - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp 
    Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R 
    Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - mommy1 Merry Christmas - KingFisher Happy New Year - mommy1 

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    Two tanks the now :)
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    About time that they started getting their freak on..

    Does that mean i can have 1 of those spare 1s that are going to be rehomed :):) lol

  6. #6

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    Merry Christmas Scottishfish - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp 
    Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R 
    Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - mommy1 Merry Christmas - KingFisher Happy New Year - mommy1 

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    You are more than welcome to the spares when they are getting rehomed
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    the firemouth is a very intresting fish.I have 1 in my 55gal tank with just convicts.Reasontly I put some little baby convicts back in tank and he acts like a dad to them by protecting them from bigger convicts weird huh.Good luck to u hope everythong works out for u
    fishguy420

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    i would definately take 1 of them off your hands mate!

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