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WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby color » Thu May 23, 2013 9:26 am

What Fish that you have bred or Know of make exceptional parents where Dad and Mom take care of there young or can tolerate multiple generations together???

They can be from whatever lake or river or bathtub???????

Ill Start from Lake Tang= Julidochromis, Brichardi
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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby paronaram » Thu May 23, 2013 10:39 am

Hey!

Neolamprologus multifasciatus
Lamprologus' ocellatus - fish get's extremely aggressive
Julidochromis marlieri - fish get's aggressive too

The best parents are Xenotilapia papilio - fry finds refuge in the mouth of the male if they feel threatened
(I lost all my Xenos to hurricane Sandy, so I never witness this behavior in my tank, but there is a video on YouTube.)

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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby Hanzla2001 » Thu May 23, 2013 2:47 pm

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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby Afreakin » Thu May 23, 2013 7:28 pm

Neolamprologus Beuscheri! :thumbsup:
By The Way, I Love Tanganyikans
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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby color » Fri May 24, 2013 12:18 am

Cool Guys.

I wonder is there a malawi cichlid that are good parents? :thinking:

Challinachromis Brichardi

I heard the Emperor Cichlid are good parents.. Of course i never kept them before. :laughing:

apisto jurense(sorry if i spelled it wrong)

Nanoluteus aka Yellow convict but As soon as they were moved from a differ tank the Male killed the female. :thinking: :batte_fou: they were great parents..
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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby m1ke715m » Fri May 24, 2013 7:24 am

some of the larger predatory haps are good parents and take fry back into their mouths for awhile after they are spit and guard them... nimbochromis livingstonii, dimidiochromis compressiceps, tyrannochromis nigriventer.. also the only egg laying fish in lake malawi tilapia rendalli guards its fry
fish room? my whole house is my fish room
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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby color » Fri May 24, 2013 9:24 pm

Never Kept those before Mike. I'm pretty sure i never will either but thats good to know...
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Re: WHAT FISH SPECIES MAKE GOOD PARENTS?

Postby m1ke715m » Fri May 24, 2013 10:34 pm

me either.. theres pictures in the book of them bringing fry back into their mouths even after a few weeks
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