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Old 01-03-2012, 07:12 PM   #1
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My big Girl

Such a cool syno.About 6 inches and will barge her way through any cichlid
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:14 PM   #3
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Cool! Pretty cool!!
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Great looking fish! How old is he?
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:18 PM   #5
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She is about a year and a half
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:21 PM   #6
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She's beautiful!!
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:23 PM   #7
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Thanks love your fish...
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What an awesome syno!! What size tank? How do you sex them, or are you just makig up a sex? Lol! Mines in a 40 so i might have to move mine out soon. Yours has great coloration
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What is her name? Spot?
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:36 PM   #10
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My tank is 143 gallons and I have 3 syno the other 2 chase her around all day even though they are smaller than her.When adults synos can be sexed.The female will have a flap covering her opening where the male will not.
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My tank is 143 gallons and I have 3 syno the other 2 chase her around all day even though they are smaller than her.When adults synos can be sexed.The female will have a flap covering her opening where the male will not.
Haha ya..ill probably have to move mine out soon!
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Thanks! I got them a week ago. I've never raised Cichlids before. Do you have any tips?
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Beauty! I love Syno's!
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:10 PM   #14
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Nice fish! Is that a multi?
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Nice fish! Is that a multi?
She's a petricola
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Old 01-04-2012, 03:59 AM   #16
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Thanks! I got them a week ago. I've never raised Cichlids before. Do you have any tips?
I don't know too much about blood parrots but here is an article you may find interesting.Hope it helps
exotic-aquariums.com/Blood_Parrot_Cichlid. ..
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I don't know too much about blood parrots but here is an article you may find interesting.Hope it helps
exotic-aquariums.com/Blood_Parrot_Cichlid. ..
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Nice syno, it's not a petricola though they have white markings and stay small. I think max size is 3" it looks like a multipunctatus to me. Either way it's a nice fish.
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She doesn't look like my 2 cuckoos.Her colour is darker and the spots on her nose are way smaller.Ive had quite a few condradicting views on her type.Thought I had it sussed but it seems not lol
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She doesn't look like my 2 cuckoos.Her colour is darker and the spots on her nose are way smaller.Ive had quite a few condradicting views on her type.Thought I had it sussed but it seems not lol
Yeah she doesn't look like my petricola. They don't sit still long enough for me to get a good pic.
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