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    Smallest Trimac pair??

    Discussion in 'Central and South American Cichlids' started by Freshwaterpredators, Mar 2, 2013.

    1. cavamart

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      Actually there are eggs below the female at that point. I don't like letting them breed that small, but the joy of watching a "small" pair defend against a large community tank is what a lot a us enjoy. When they get 10" and start killing other fish off, it's not so fun!

      Enjoy them at that stage.
       
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      Well this little pair spawned last nite!!! here are some pics from the other day and a lil video. I moved them into a 29 temporarily with the eggs and they are both doing the young parent thing:) completely unexpected lol and no sooner did i move them out did two more begin to pair out in 75 and in the same corner too:ROFL: Guess ite that time of year;) if anyone is looking for a li pair then please hit me up as i have a few that will be pairing off as im only looking for a solo male which im hoping to get from a friend of mine. i figure between the ones i got and he has i should be able to find what im looking for:) From my expirience its better to spawn trimacs when smaller to help stay away from the brutal beatings they can give eachother at larger sizes. It looks like i have at least 100 eggs if not more, which is amazing to me from such a small female:)

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      Wow Jason this guys are tiny! They look nice though. :) I gotta get an updated pic of my pair.


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      Must be your magic water lol
       
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      Its that magic glacier water hehe
       
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      That is the smallest Trimac pair I have ever seen, no doubt about it.
       
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      Wow very small!! Could it be that they are old but just have not grown??
       
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      I doubt it, usually they are ready to spawn at 3.5" not to mention I have a second pair forming same size:) and trimacs grow quick. I got these guys three weeks ago at 1.75-2"


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      Wow thats crazy, horny little bastards lol. Forsure
      on the fast growing, mine hit 6 inch in like 4 months. Good luck with them man!
       

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