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Aquarium Care of Cichlids (Animal Planet Pet Care Library) by Claudia Dickinson

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Published by TFH Publications .
Written in English


  • Fish & Aquariums,
  • Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums,
  • Aquariums,
  • Pets,
  • Cichlids

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7840899M
ISBN 100793837774
ISBN 109780793837779

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  Cichlids are popular and attractive fish that require specific care and maintenance. This easy-to-follow guide provides clear and concise information on how to keep cichlids healthy and thriving in home aquariums. This family-friendly, comprehensive guide to superior pet care features newly written text from an expert.5/5(1). Aquarium Care of Cichlids (Animal Planet® Pet Care Library) Claudia Dickinson. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). African Cichlids of Lakes, Malawi, and Tanganyika Herbert Axelrod. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 27 offers from $/5(34). Cichlids have become increasingly popular and are ideally suited as aquarium fish given a number of their traits including size and feeding requirements. The group covers a wide range of sizes and temperaments with many of the larger and Rift lake species being aggressive in nature and not suitable in general community tanks. Aquarium Care of Bettas (Animal Planet® Pet Care Library) My Aquarium Log Book: Fish Tank Maintenance Record - Monitoring, Feeding, Water Testing, Filter Changes, and Overall Observations African Cichlid Basics Steve Poland. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # Musk Turtle: The absolute guide on musk turtle pets, care.

  African cichlids belong to the Cichlidae family, which includes all other ds are one of the most diverse groups of fish and many species can be found in Africa. There could be over species, but most of these still need to be described by scientists.. South America is also home to lots of cichlid species; there are even some that live in Asia.   With aggressive fish, the kribensis cichlids end up hiding most of the time, rarely emerging from their caves. And with non-aggressive fish, the kribensis will bully them relentlessly during spawning. To learn more about kribensis cichlids, read the Aquarium Tidings article – Kribensis Cichlid Care. Bolivian Ram.   However, in the case of cichlids, the substrate means any surface to which the fish attaches its eggs – a leaf, the roof of a cave, a vertical piece of slate, or even the aquarium glass. Once laid, one or both parents will care for the eggs, regularly fanning them to keep well-oxygenated water passing over them, removing any eggs that show.   The average lifespan of African cichlids is eight years with proper care. Just like any fish, this can vary drastically if they live in a suboptimal tank situation with a poor diet and water quality. Breeding African cichlids. When trying to breed African cichlids, you’ll need to have a male and female in the same tank by themselves.

The book organizes the freshwater aquarium species in major groups, among them: Cichlids (such as angelfish and discus); Catfish; Cyprinids (such as barbs, danios, koi and goldfish); Characoids (such as tetras, neons and piranhas); Loaches and suckers; Gouramis (such as bettas, paradise fish and snakeheads); Rainbow fish and blue-eyes; and Reviews: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Aquarium Care of Cichlids by Claudia Dickinson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Cichlids are some of the most fascinating fishes available in the aquarium hobby trade. As long as their general and special requirements are adequately met, these colorful, active and interesting fishes will provide years of pleasure and stimulating experiences to the d Brand: David Oconner. Place them in your aquarium — inside their bag — for 15 minutes so they can get used to the new water temperature. Next, use a net to transfer the cichlids into your aquarium. Do not add any bag water to your aquarium. Add only 1 to 3 cichlids at a time to make sure the filter can handle all the new action in the neighborhood.