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    Lake Malawi Cichlid breeding tips

    Any tips on Lake Malawi Cichlids breeding?

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    Hello optiquest... this is what i have experienced.. so sharing it with you..

    Lake Malawi Cichlids breeding isn't that tough and may usually be done with success in a medium size community fish tank as well. Breeding in a medium sized community fish tank isn't itself a haul, however instead the tough task of permitting the fry to grow to adulthood. All the opposite occupants in your Lake Malawi Cichlids fish tank square measure a natural threat to fry, creating it unlikely that they're going to avoid being consumed till they reach concerning 3cm. Once fry begin swimming in open water, they're a straightforward meal for the opposite Cichlids. as a result of this it's well to line up a separate tank for Lake Malawi breeding tank to rear your fry. The tank ought to solely contain one species and established therewith species wants in mind. solely females in wonderful vigor ought to be designated for breeding, and that they ought to be bored to death before being placed into the spawning tank.

    Alongside the correct decorations, water quality is significant, and therefore the possibilities of sure-fire breeding can diminish if it's not up to plain. consequently the breeding tank wants economical filtration instrumentation as the maximum amount because the main fish tank.

    In order to assemble a breeding cluster, the sex of the cichlids should 1st be determined. this can be simple enough for several Lake Malawi cichlids species since the colouration of the males and females is clearly distinct.

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