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Buckelkopf's

Discussion in 'Dwarf Cichlids' started by dwarfpike, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. dwarfpike

    dwarfpike Member 5 Year Member

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    I haven't seen too many pictures of Laetacara araguaiae, so I thought I would throw some of mine up. I finally got some half way decent pics of them with an old point and shoot camera. Unfortunately, the tank was a mess. It was right after a 5 day 24 hour light period (was hoping to grow algae while out of town for their fry) and a complete rearrange of the hardscape ... so ignore all the algae (my idea worked way too well) and the messy sand. :oops: I almost didn't want to post them because of the tank ... but the male is very shy (currently no dithers).

    The female is looking a touch rough, as the male as wanted to start breeding again. The rescape has put her back in the mood though.

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  2. dwarfpike

    dwarfpike Member 5 Year Member

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    Just goes to show sometimes they love a messy tank. :confused:

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    dw1305 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    dwarfpike Member 5 Year Member

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    Yes, in those pics most of the algae was gone via Excel. I did actually add a large portion of Java moss as well as a couple of catappa leaves after their first spawn. I figured that might help given I can't set up any live foods for them at this time, hoping it would help.
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    tobocrs New Member 5 Year Member

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    Wow! Hope my juvies grow up to look JUST like that! And to breed like that, to! Thanks, Dwarf, for the pics!