My first planted cichlid tank

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The plants look great. I really like those sailfin mollies too.
Sailfin mollies re wonderful addition to planted tank as they graze algae off plants and not too small. But I had to grow them out to size before introduction to avoid predation. I used to regard live bearers cichlid food until I keep plants. They do well in my tank as I set it up with dolomite substrate for hard water cichlid. I like the wild type over line bred hybrids that resemble pearl gourami with silvery body and gold throat..

Here is a video of a big male displaying.
 
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Sailfin mollies re wonderful addition to planted tank as they graze algae off plants and not too small. But I had to grow them out to size before introduction to avoid predation. I used to regard live bearers cichlid food until I keep plants. They do well in my tank as I set it up with dolomite substrate for hard water cichlid. I like the wild type over line bred hybrids that resemble pearl gourami with silvery body and gold throat..

Here is a video of a big male displaying.
Nice! Thank you for posting that video. I might have to look for some sailfins once my african fry are done growing out. They look very beautiful and entertaining.
 
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