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Old 02-13-2014, 11:20 PM   #1
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First F1 Cichlids arrived ^_^

Got 6x F1 Jalo Reefs and 6x F1 Ps. Saulosi today . They're all looking healthy so far and I wasn't planning on feeding them for the first night; however they've been grazing on 2 of my rocks that have brown algae/diatom all day lol.

At first glance, it seems I may have a 2M:4F Jalo Reef ratio and a good chance at 5M:1F Saulosi ratio, but they're all only about 1 inch big with some Saulosi being a tad smaller than that.

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55 Gallon Malawi Jalo Reef & Saulosi Cichlid Tank - YouTube
Cynotilapia sp. Jalo Reef & Pseudotropheus Saulosi - YouTube

Receiving the box in the morning

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Old 02-13-2014, 11:32 PM   #2
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Got 6x F1 Jalo Reefs and 6x F1 Ps. Saulosi today . They're all looking healthy so far and I wasn't planning on feeding them for the first night; however they've been grazing on 2 of my rocks that have brown algae/diatom all day lol.

At first glance, it seems I may have a 2M:4F Jalo Reef ratio and a good chance at 5M:1F Saulosi ratio, but they're all only about 1 inch big with some Saulosi being a tad smaller than that.

Thanks for looking, pics & videos below!

55 Gallon Malawi Jalo Reef & Saulosi Cichlid Tank - YouTube
Cynotilapia sp. Jalo Reef & Pseudotropheus Saulosi - YouTube

Receiving the box in the morning

Nicely insulated

Drip acclimating Saulosi

Jalos floating in tank
They look good bud, where did you order from?
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:43 PM   #3
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The Wet Spot in Portland, Oregon, the best selection of cichlids on the west coast, if not the U.S. IMO .
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The Wet Spot in Portland, Oregon, the best selection of cichlids on the west coast, if not the U.S. IMO .
Awesome ill have to check them out. Was the shipping horrible?
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Awesome ill have to check them out. Was the shipping horrible?
I live only 3 hours away, so it only cost me $25 for overnight shipping, but I think they charge $35 for other states that are further away But for F1's and also wild caught cichlids, I'm more than happy to pay it
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I live only 3 hours away, so it only cost me $25 for overnight shipping, but I think they charge $35 for other states that are further away But for F1's and also wild caught cichlids, I'm more than happy to pay it
I'm still new to Africans but yes there is a guy 6 hours from me who has a decent stock on Africans and its only 22$ for FedEx overnight guaranteed by 10am
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Love your tank! Where'd you get your rocks from?
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Thanks Erik & jhawk, I'm not sure what the rock's technical name is, but I got them from a relative's garden and yard. These rocks are used to support house foundations & gardens, so they're not too hard to find.

Fed them for the first time this morning before work, they really barred/colored up good
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Yeah basically this is awesome.

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