cichla

  1. Blakewater

    Update Of My Growouts And Their Soon-To-Be 550G Upgrade

    Just sharing an update of my stock. Currently all between 5”-9”. Amazing how good water quality and high level foods are bringing out their colors. They’re super active and loving life but it’s time for them to get even more room and I don’t like waiting to upgrade so I just purchased a...
  2. U

    Peacock bass not eating pellets

    Tank info- 90 gal. Water parameters perfect with ideal temperature Tank has a 12 inch silver aro with a 4 inch monocolus pb(recently bought 3 days before) (earlier there were 2, 1 was killed by the other and aro)... Both don't have any problems with each other the pb doesn't fear the aro...
  3. A

    For Sale  Cichla Pinima

    Anyone selling Pinima Peacock bass and willing to ship ? Under 5” preferred but open to any size. Any leads as to where i can get them please let me know. Txt 720485821six
  4. Blakewater

    Cichla Orimensis And Cichla Temezul

    Just got a few new additions today. Two wild caught 6” Temensis Orino hybrid bass and one 5.5” Temensis Azul hybrid. The Temezul is in emergency quarantine right now as it apparently did not handle the journey well and I’m hoping it pulls through. The Orimensis are already flourishing but are...
  5. Blakewater

    Little Piece Of The Amazon

    The 325 finished cycling and getting set up. I transferred over my bois in the growout and they flared up in color from happiness! It’s so nice seeing them be happy. Right now it’s got 2x Xingu, 2x Rio Negro Orinos (the deep red eyed one is named Demon),1x Azul (named Blueberry), and one...
  6. Blakewater

    Want to Buy  Cichla Mirianae / Cichla Pinima

    Looking for someone who has one or both of the above mentioned Cichla under 8". Either in Northern CA or who is willing to ship. Price is not an issue. Thanks for looking! :grinyes:
  7. PrymeTyme-716

    Sad/Happy Day

    It is finally time to say goodbye to my finned family as they need more space to swim. Very sad that theyre leaving but happy they'll be moving to a bigger space. Time to start another amazon growout this time with crenicichla
  8. S

    Cichla ID help

    Friend got these for me from a friend of his who had someone surrender adult bass that ended up spawning. Believe them to be melaniae but definitely not certain. Hoping to get insight from more experienced members so I know what I am getting into. I have them in a 75, have a 250 waiting on them...
  9. Mfowlie626

    Need quick responde. Can anyone ID?

    Anyone know what species this is?
  10. a_dilshan

    My Kelberi and Orino

    Sharing my Cichlas Large Kelberi around 11” Smaller kelberi around 7” orinos around 8” Follow me on instagram Dilshan_mfk Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/AxD99
  11. LBDave

    How much ammonia do fish produce?

    I doubt anybody is going to be able to show me how to calculate or estimate how much ammonia will be created daily from a populated aquarium. Too many variables. Fish size, type feeding etc. But I was wondering about ball park figures. Anything based on some sort of testing or fact. Not...
  12. V

    For Sale  Below water group order

    Hoping to order a group of 8 wild caught cichla kelberi. Im only looking to keep 6 of them. If anyone in the GTA is interested in the other 2 please let me know. Shipping is $75 for entire box and will be divided according to number of fish. Let me know if you are interested. Hoping to bring...
  13. LBDave

    Fish Food - Thiamine/ Thiaminase

    Great thread I read recently has some good info on feeders and nutrition. Had me reading up. The Piranha Nutrition Thread Also had me looking for Thiamine (B1) containing foods and good warning to me regarding freeze dried minnows/ thiaminase. Not sure the freeze dried process neutralizes this...
  14. L

    Leichardti or Jardini? And with peacock bass?

    So just saw these two 4” arowanas at my lfs. Just wondering if i’m correct to say that this is a jardini (dark color, reddish/green sheen): and this one is a lei (light, silver green sheen): Also, are jardinis compatible to house with some peacock bass?
  15. F

    Need help with fish decision!

    So I have an empty 36 gallon bow front tank rn and I wanna put a fish in there that I can grow out before tranfering it to my 250(I’m in the process of building the 250 because my 225 is currently being used for a salt setup and I don’t want to add any more fish to my 350). I want to keep these...
  16. H

    Back in the bass game

    Greetings all. Picked up 3 baby peacock bass yesterday from LFS no id on species. They are about 2.5 - 3 inches. They are in my 180 gallon tank so they have plenty of room for now. They have taken bloodworms so far will eventually go for pellet conversion. Sorry no pics as I dont have whatever...
  17. L

    Adding smaller pbass with bigger ones question

    I'm currently growing out 2 baby pbass (3.5 inch and a 4 incher ocell/mono farmies) with 3 similar sized tinfoils in a 40 gal. My local lfs just brought in some baby orinocos which i've been looking for for some time. The problem now is that the baby orinocos are quite small, about 2-2.5 inch...
  18. Rapaz

    New cichla “Ocellaris”? And feeding

    I got my bass just over two weeks ago. I am pretty sure he is a cichla Ocellaris, but not positive yet... LFS did not know. Over the past week, he has grabbed one small piece of shrimp and one small food stick but spit them out faster then he grabbed them. I give him 3-4 little feeder guppies...
  19. Matteus

    My little terds

    So I know that naming fish is for girls lol. But my wife kind of got me into it. Lol. I call these guys my (Bass) Terds. I got them on July.7 after seeing them 3 days earlier. At the time it was extremely hard to find any in my city. Every time an lfs would get them they would be gone in a...
  20. R

    Peacock Bass Possibly Having Seizures??

    I have a couple 5" or so peacock bass (a couple Azuls and a couple Monos) the past couple days one of my monos seems like he is having severe seizures, and then suddenly goes back to semi-normal behavior - looks slightly flushed and hides in driftwood which isn't exactly typical for him. He also...
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