jack dempsey

  1. Jtank

    For Sale  Monster fish sale

    Fish for sale. Pickup only Milwaukee, WI 53224. All fish are eating pellets, shrimp, scallop, freeze dried krill. Jardini 14-15” $300 Ornate 14-15” $150 Ornate 14-15” $150 Ornate 7-8” $100 Endlicheri 11-12” $100 Endlicheri 10” $100 Delhezi 7-8” $60 Jack Dempsey 5” $10 Jack Dempsey 5” $10 Jack...
  2. Z

    Recommended fish to put with my current inhabitants on my 150 gallon

    Hey there! I recently purchased a 150 gallon aquarium along with all of the filtration and setup required, which is a huge step up considering I've only ever had a 55 minus the larger DIY ponds I've built lol. I currently have 4 silver dollars, a common pleco, and a Jack Dempsey in the tank...
  3. B

    Advice on new cichlid tank setup

    Hi, first time posting here, after some advice on a new tank setup. It's a brand new 600L tank, 60"L x 24"W x 30"H. Completely empty at the moment. I'm thinking... 1 or 2 Oscars 1 Jack dempsey 1 Green terror 1 Texas or carpintis cichlid 2 birchirs. Probably armoured bichirs Some catfish of...
  4. MooseTheWizard

    Jack Dempsey w/ discoloured lump on head

    I noticed this morning that my Jack Dempsey has a discoloured lump on his head. I do not believe this was there last night. Behaviour is normal aside from a bit more rapid breathing. I did a water change a couple of hours ago to make sure things are as clean as can be in there. Tank is a 75g...
  5. WOLF2013

    Show me your Jack Dempsey cichlids,

    I am doing a video care guide on Jack Dempsey cichlids tonight! If anyone has a video or some photos of their jack dempseys that they would like to share and I will be happy to put them in my video please post them below. I will give you full credit. Thanks.
  6. A

    RTM Cichlid with poly. Delhezi and JD

    I currently have one delhezi and JD in a 55. Both are juvies and my fish store just got some RTMs in. Would it be worth a shot to try ONE juvie RTM??
  7. W

    Female jack dempsey hybrid

    Possible JD hybrid but I have no idea what she could be mixed with
  8. Benthebassmaster

    Electric blue jack dempsey

    Would you suggest for me to get a electric blue Jack Dempsey. I hear they die a lot. Is this true
  9. Benthebassmaster

    How much fish In a 125 gallon tank

    Can a gt, jd, Oscar and a Bichir be in a 125 gallon tank. Also if their is anymore fish to keep with it what would it be
  10. 504 Fish Keeper

    75 gallon jack Dempsey

    JD, Salvini & convict in a 75 what kind of schooling / Dither fish can I put in with them? I was thinking tiger barbs, silver dollars or Buenos Aires Tetras.
  11. R

    Shy cichlids not coming out! Ideas to solve this?

    Hey, I have a bit of a problem in my 60 gallon cichlid tank, in this tank I keep a jack dempsey, a red Texas(it’s basically a hybrid between a parrot and a green Texas) and just for the fun of it I keep a rainbow shark as well. My problem is that all these fish seem to be pretty scared of me...
  12. Y

    Jack Dempsey - Lip Injuries

    I have a pair of Jack dempsey's, first time parents and my first time breeding them, they laid eggs about 3 weeks ago. There are about 10-20 babies still alive and the mother is protective of them but the male is lip locking with her and they both have some bad mouth injuries. I put in a...
  13. R

    HELP!! sexing my JDs

    I believe this guy to be just that a male electric blue gene maybe?
  14. A

    Can anyone help with the sex of my Jack Dempseys??

    could anyone help with the sex of these two?? They are inseparable and look a lot different from each other yet also look a lot alike. Any help would be appreciated.
  15. Jacob6556

    Red Texas and Jack Dempsey tank part 1

    So I’m not really sure how long this will last but I’m gonna try something new. I’m going to start a series following the progress on my 60 gallon jack Dempsey and red Texas tank. I’m not to sure how often I’m going to post but I plan on trying to post at least once a week. In these post I plan...
  16. W

    Appropriate size before adding growouts

    Currently I have a full grown Jack Dempsey that I would like to keep with other fish. Most pet stores near me don’t sell adult cichlids so I will have to grow one out. I would like to know at what size do I need to grow the other fish out to live with him? The tank has a large cave structure in...
  17. W

    Help sexing Jack Dempsey

    Hi this is my Jack Dempsey who is about 2 years old and somewhere between 8-10 inches could someone help me determine if it is a male or female? thanks!
  18. Jacob6556

    Will this tank setup work? Opinions needed!!

    So this is a follow up from my last post for a great stocking idea for my new 60 gallon tank! My tank has two rock caves, a pot, and two pieces of drift wood. I also have a large filter under the tank and a power head to provide a good current in the water. So my stocking idea I got from my last...
  19. Jacob6556

    Will this 60 gallon setup work? Please help!!

    So I got a empty 60 gallon tank, it’s a little over 4 feet long and yes I cycled it threw and put a few small fish in it for the time being. So my idea was to buy a Jack Dempsey, a green terror, a convict, and then two African cichlids! This would be a dream setup as I been looking into moving...
  20. Jacob6556

    Jack Dempsey tank idea! Does this work??

    So I now have a 60 gallon tank, and ofcourse like all new tanks it’s empty. I was just wondering about what fish I should get. First I was think about just an Oscar but then I realized that one would just be to big and to much water cleaning required as the have a huge bioload. So I had an idea...