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Old 08-25-2016, 09:12 PM   #1
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When to separate convict fry?

Is it time to separate to fry?




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Old 08-26-2016, 01:25 PM   #2
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Why do you want to separate? The parents will raise the fry without intervention.
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Old 08-26-2016, 01:29 PM   #3
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I thought that they will eat the fry when she is ready for another batch

Also, I bought unenvapsulated brine shrimp eggs and mini bites for the fry. Do I need to feed them when they are this size? Or will they just be ok with flakes ?

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I use NLS flakes then switch to NLS micro pellets when they're large enough.
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I just got a separate grow out tank for them. Do you think they are big enough to be moved ?


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Yes, they're big enough.
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What will you do with all the fry?

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You can have some of you want.

Don't be upset, but I plan to use them as feeder fish for my other cichlids and Arowana in my 125g tank. I don't like the unhealthy feeders you get from stores


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Sounds good to me I was afraid you'd want to sell them for profit:/

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What's wrong with selling them for profit?

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Nothing at all. Not sure what kind of market there is for one of the most prolific breeders in home aquaria.

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Old 08-29-2016, 04:26 PM   #12
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I just saw them at pet smart for 99 cents each. But I do have about 100 of them.


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Just curious, what species are those?

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Just regular black convict cichlids
Amatitlania nigrofasciata


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