Welcome to MonsterFishKeepers.com

The members of this forum have come together to share our knowledge and experiences of fish keeping. We want to answer your questions, offer advice and fill the galleries with pictures of the fish we have all grown to love.

We are a unique community of Fish Keepers who seriously take our hobby to extremes and the NEXT level. The majority of our fish collections include RARE & EXOTIC Species of all sizes, BIG FISH with BIG APPETITES and BIG TANKS. It's not easy for most people or other "regular" fish keepers to understand why we maintain this type of collection and spare no expense on this fascinating hobby.

Hopefully, through this site and discussion forums we can encourage the next generation of Monster Fish Keepers to have the same passion and love we have for the hobby and our Monster Fish .

As one of the founding members, I personally invite you to register and join us today. Currently you are viewing this site as our guest which only gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and photo galleries.

Registration is FREE and very easy! When you register, you'll have instant access to....

  • • Post and participate in discussions about your passion for fish keeping
  • • Have your own Photo Gallery and the ability to upload your images
  • • View and comment on the gallery
  • • Participate in MFK contests, promotions, and discounts
  • • Use of private messaging to communicate with other community members


  • We're constantly striving to improve our community to help make your Monster Fish Keeping hobby fulfilling and interesting. Comments are welcome.


    WE ARE MONSTER FISH KEEPERS!

    -MFK STAFF



    1. Get the NEW MonsterFishKeepers iOS app --> http://itunes.apple.com/app/id1227178708 // Android version will be out soon!
      Dismiss Notice

    Red Texas Cichlids

    Discussion in 'Breeding' started by Snake Head, Apr 12, 2017.

    1. Snake Head

      Snake Head MFK Members

      Real Name:
      Joined:
      Jul 12, 2008
      Messages:
      5
      Likes Received:
      3
      Trophy Points:
      3
      Location:
      Washington DC
      Last Seen:
      Thursday at 4:02 AM
      I have a pair of Red Texas Cichlid in which the female is bigger than the male. Without planning they started the breeding dance but became too ruff with each other. I did separate them as I was moving them into their own 125g tank but thought I should let them heal up before trying them again. My questions are as follow.
      With the chances of at least my male not being fertile should I even try the breeding again in a few weeks?
      Do infertile males even try to breed? (he was trying really hard too)
      Do I just need to Find a larger known fertile male?
       
    2. RealCrix220

      RealCrix220 MFK Members

      Real Name:
      RealCrix.com
      Joined:
      Jan 22, 2017
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      152
      Trophy Points:
      46
      Gender:
      Male
      Last Seen:
      Today at 2:15 AM
      If there anything like festeas a female will not breed with a smaller male due to them being able to protect the fry.

      I'd leave them together and let them do there thing if there going to pair up and breed they will do it in there own time when there ready.
       
    3. Fish on Fire

      Fish on Fire MFK Members

      Real Name:
      Joined:
      Jul 7, 2007
      Messages:
      2,625
      Likes Received:
      148
      Trophy Points:
      66
      Location:
      Visalia/Berkeley, California
      Last Seen:
      Today at 3:44 AM
      It's tough to find a fertile male red Texas. Let him try to breed with her and see how it goes. But, honestly, I would test him with a parrot fish first, very little chance of him getting hurt and you can find out whether or not he's a keeper. Good fertile males are really expensive.
       

    Share This Page

    zoomed.com
    hikariusa.com
    aqaimports.com
    Store