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Old 08-13-2014, 07:05 PM   #1
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What is my cichlid doing?

I am a new owner of 2 bumblebee cichlids! There currently in my other tank until there new home is cycled. I have never had these fish before and i have a question. Ok i have one little bridge ornament in with them! He keeps picking up rocks by the bridge and moving them they have made a hole in the gravel! I was just wondering what they are doing?

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That is normal cichlid behavior They will dig areas out to make more room to sit in. My salvini clears out under a stump every time I rearrange the tank then he sits under there.

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They are making homes to live and hide in very normal behavior. Mine dig out spots all over the tank like that very cool to watch them in action
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