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thekid
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Post Cichlids
on: July 22, 2011, 19:59

Anybody else got cichlids? ;)

DIYSeattle
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Post Re: Cichlids
on: July 22, 2011, 20:03

I have had a lot of cichlids. I recently took down my fishroom though and only have one tank up and running. I was considering the blue tilapia to see hwo well they raise.

granites20-
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Post Re: Cichlids
on: September 23, 2011, 21:38

I do! I have Peacocks!

DIYSeattle
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Post Re: Cichlids
on: September 23, 2011, 21:58

Haplichromis? I like lake Victorians but it's getting hard to get good specimens. I took down my fishroom not too long ago. Now I just do planted tank and aquatic plants.

DIYSeattle
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Post Re: Cichlids
on: May 4, 2012, 10:27

I started a new aquaponics setup and added some Tilapia. They are the nile tilapia.

DIYSeattle
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Post Re: Cichlids
on: June 19, 2012, 13:03

I have replaced the nile tilapia with dovii, aka wolf cichlids. They are growing very fast and eat a lot. They are still on the small size so they are not making a lot of fertilizer for the plants.

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