This is a daily journal detailing the adventures of four convict cichlids.
|Archocentrus (Cichlasoma) Nigrofasciatus|
Pre-Birth to 1 Month
Female no. 2: Zebby (short for Zebra as she looks like a zebra)
Male no. 1: Finny (because of his beautiful long fins)
So I bought one new male (Finny) which paired up with a female (Stripette).
The pair laid eggs but ate the first spawning. The second female (Zebby) wa rejected and left to hide or be
So I had to decide to get rid of her by selling her back to the fish shop or get another male ... decisions, decisions. Ok, so I bought a second male (Blotch) and when I put him in the tank, he swam between the existing pair (Finny and Stripette) trying to separate them, constantly until they finally gave up and he won her (Stripette) over as his new mate.
So Blotch and Stripette were now a new pair, in the meantime Finny and Zebby started getting closer and the female regained all her colour and now displayed beautiful colours, and they are now a pair too.
They spend most of their time under rocks and in the ceramic pot on it’s side.
In the meantime, Blotch and Stripette spawned a batch of eggs which was eaten as it was their first batch (even though it was Stripette’s second spawning). Stripette then laid eggs again (her third time) and this is where the story begins…
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