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sushi - 2008-02-08
I did not do what a responsible owner should do, and decided to keep 2 texas cichlids in a 2 gallon tank. One killed the other one, but the one that is left has been living for...well 8 years now. 8 years seems long to me, especially since I kept it in a 2 gallon tank. Nevertheless, I love this fish!

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  • Cichlidophilic - 2020-03-08
    2 gallon tank for a Texas cichlid? Incredible! I'm wondering how big it had grown to.
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Drew hebner - 2019-06-03
I have American red squirrel heb

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  • Jessica - 2020-03-06
    How do I get ahold of a squirrel do you have a phone number
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Sheila O’Derrick - 2018-08-20
Looking for Norwich Canary mated pair and/or a male only

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  • Sheila O’Derrick - 2020-03-06
    Looking for Norwich HEN (female) prefer clear yellow
  • brian salter - 2019-10-11
    are these birds still for sale
  • Myra Milne - 2019-05-10
    My uncle has a number of one year old male Norwich Canaries that he has bred and needs to now sell on
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fish_are_awesome - 2011-10-16
I am interested in breeding a pair of convicts. How big of a tank would I need and can I house any other fish with them? Thanks.

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  • fish_are_awesome - 2011-10-17
    Thanks! So no other fish with them then?
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-28
    Yeah but they would have to be more aggressive then them. As for me i will house a male [BARTRAMS BASSFISH] the only get 5-16' 😁👍
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-03-04
    Yeah but it would have to be [BARTRAMS BASS FISH]😁👍. Oh and watch out for werewolves
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Peggy o - 2014-08-30
I have a 69 year old Panama Amazon named Micky. He was a refi gee from Katrina and I have had him for four years. He is legally blind, blind in one eye and a bad cataract on the other , had a stroke , but is a sweet charming bird. He cannot be picked up but he likes his head rubbed through his cage and occasionally when he is on top of it. He like to put his paw out of the cage and grab onto my finger, first with one paw then the other. He has a repertoire of sayings and talks in a clear loud feminine voice , saying hello, watcha doing, what, and Polly wants a cracker, but his best sounds are his empathy ones. Aww, ohh, and an array of these sounds you would say to make people fel better. He loves to be sung to and at night after being covered if I sing Brahms lullaby, hw will press up against the side of the cage and express his wants and needs by one of those sounds like a long ohhhhh.

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  • Peggo - 2020-03-04
    If anyone reads this I am sorry to say that three years later, Micky died. He died of everything,as he was in the process when we got to the vet, and although we tried to save him, he died anyway, he was very sick and kept getting sick again. He did however manage, one and a halfway day before he died, get up on the top of his cage and say all the sayings he knew. Micky will be missed, and my Red Lord Amazon, who is now 37, and lived with him his whole life, was so sad for months and would just stare at the place his cage used to be
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Kardi - 2020-03-02
We have squirrels for sale and can arrange transportation for out of state homes!
We have the following breeds,Grey,Fox,Flying and Red Squirrels.
Our baby squirrels come hand fed, extensively socialized, healthy and each will come with hand feeding supplies and a sample of food.
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Mong Chebulkivava - 2011-03-31
Convict cichlids are a nasty cichlid. Their bite hurts and they hurt my expensive and beloved fish. They are colorful but dangerous to the lives of other fish.

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  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-28
    Yeah but he wont hurt a male [BARTRAMS BASSFISH] with his fry. The convict will get beatup😁😁👍👍
Tristan - 2012-02-12
I bought 2 convict cichlids 2 weeks ago and I don't know how to tell male and female but they are not fighting. They are with 2 green terros and a pair of rainbow cichlids in a 3ft tank which have been living in that tank for 2 years. Would my convict cichlids cause any problems in the tank?

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  • Tristan - 2012-02-16
    But they are not aggresive to each other. Both the convivts are being aggresive to the other tank occupants.
  • Tristan - 2012-02-15
    But I am having difficulty sexing them because they both are quite big and both seem to have pointed tips. But both have no yellow or orange colour on their bellys.
  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-02-15
    Tristan- How old are the Convicts? Normally it takes 5 to 6 months for the orange to show up on the belly. If they are yet that old maybe wait a month or two to see if the color shows up. If it does not I would get two females. In the meantime if they start getting aggressive it helps to rearrange to rearrange their tank often to keep them busy building their territory.
  • Alex Burleson - 2012-02-13
    Convicts, if they become a mated pair, could pose issues to the aquarium. However, in my personal experience, I have kept Rainbow Cichlids with Convict Cichlids even as a breeding pair, and I find that as long as the Convict Cichlids have ample room, then everything will be balanced.
  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-02-14
    Normally the females will have a fatter belly with some orange to the belly.
  • joel - 2012-04-22
    Male convicts also begin to have a bigger bulky forehead, with not as 'bright' coloring. Hope that helps.
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-28
    I had a pair of green terror cichlids with a single male convict cichlid and he beat them both up. So this I'm I will put a single male pink convict cichlid with a male [BARTRAMS BASS] Caring for his fry he only gets 5-16' but he will keep the male pink convict cichlid in check.
Tiara - 2012-04-15
I'm interested in breeding a pair of covicts. I have a 6-inch male,1.5-inch male and 1.5-inch female. My female is read to breed and she keeps following the 6-inch male ,would the big male convict kill her and how long will it take for them to pair?

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-04-15
    The two should be fine. How old is the female? May not be sexually matured yet.
  • Tiara - 2012-04-15
    The female is about 8 months and is sexaully mature
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-28
    No not long they will have babies
stephaun - 2009-05-15
My name is Stephaun. I am 13 years old and I love to keep cichlids. I currently have 3 tanks. One 75 gallon that houses one male Red Devil, also a 300 gallon tank with one Red Devil, two Flowerhorn, one Buttikoferi, one Clown Knife fish, and two large Plecostomus. The last but not least tank I have is a 55 gallon tank with two breeding pairs of Convict Cichlids. I love cichlids and I will continue to love them forever.

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  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-28

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