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Old 04-12-2012, 09:53 AM   #71
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Guy at petsmart tried to tell me that Cichlid can change sexes when ever they want, he was like "yeAh that one is a male but tomorrow it could decide to be a female if it wants..."
I asked my boyfriend about this and he said that under extreme conditions, some African cichlids can. I looked it up and it apparently takes a lot of energy and such and is super rare. So... I guess Petsmart guy is only partially right and that's if he was talking about the right African cichlid.
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:25 AM   #72
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That fish grow according to the size of the tank and that all of the fish you see in the store are suitable for a home aquarium.

The guy at petsmart tried to sell me a paroon shark to keep my 5 gallon betta tank clean. He told me if I kept it in a small tank it would stay 2" forever. Ridiculous.
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