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Mouth Brooder

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German Blue Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $8.99
…be added to the water. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that the Ram will take fry into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter. Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 1-1/2"
Chocolate Gourami
(Sphaerichthys osphromenoides)
Starting at $11.49
…the edge of the male's anal and caudal fins. The Chocolate Gourami is a mouth brooder that is a frugal spawner. The male and female will spawn on the bottom of the tank and the female collects the eggs in her mouth. She will hold the eggs for 14 days during which time she does not eat, therefore,…
Compressiceps Cichlid
(Dimidiochromis compressiceps)
Starting at $12.99
…or similar reedy plants. Include a deep, sandy bottom, numerous rocks for hiding, and good filtration.The Compressiceps is a mouth brooder. Most members of the mouth brooding variety of African Cichlids are easily bred while in the aquarium, if given the proper aquarium set-up and water conditions.…
Albino Compressiceps Cichlid
(Dimidiochromis compressiceps)
Starting at $24.99
…similar reedy plants. Include a deep, sandy bottom, lots of rocks for hiding, and good filtration.The Albino Compressiceps is a mouth brooder. Most members of the mouth brooding variety of African cichlids are easily bred while in the aquarium if given the proper aquarium set-up and water…
German Gold Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $10.99
…and occasionally, in depressions. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that they will take them into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter.Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4" to 1"
Electric Blue Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $10.99
…the water. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that the Ram will take fry into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter. Approximate Purchase Size: Small 1" to 1-1/2"; Large: 2"…
Angel Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $12.99
…be added to the water. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that the Ram will take fry into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter. Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 1-1/2"
Moorei Cichlid
(Cyrtocara moorii)
Starting at $10.49
…toward smaller fish.Considered a specialized mouth brooder, eggs are fertilized and carried by the female. Within 12 to 18 days, fry are released, measuring 1/4 inch. Once released, they do not return to their mother again. Most members of the mouth brooding variety of African Cichlids are easily…
Redstriped Eartheater Cichlid
(Geophagus surinamensis)
Starting at $8.99
…and extremely aggressive during spawning. The Redstriped Eartheater are larvophile mouth brooders, meaning they lay eggs and right before or as the larvae hatch both the female and the male take them into their mouths for protection.The Redstriped Eartheater is an omnivore and will eat most prepared…
Electric Blue Cichlid
(Sciaenochromis fryeri)
Starting at $6.99
…specialized mouth brooder, eggs of the Electric Blue African Cichlid are fertilized and carried by the female. Within 12 to 18 days, fry are released, measuring 1/4 inch. Once released, the Electric Blue African Cichlid fry do not return to their mother again. Most members of the mouth brooding…
Peacock Cichlid, Orange Blotched
(Aulonocara nyassae var.)
Starting at $6.99
…Peacock Cichlid, provide multiple females for the male, as it will take the stress off of the female carrying the eggs. Peacock Cichlids are mouth brooders, and the incubation is approximately three weeks, at which time the female will release the fry. Provide the fry with newly hatched brine shrimp…
Frontosa Cichlid, Captive-Bred
(Cyphotilapia frontosa)
Starting at $23.99
…for other tank mates.A mouth brooder, eggs are laid in a rocky crevasse or cave and then scooped up by the female where she carries them for 21 to 28 days. Once released, she will take them back into her mouth at night or if danger is present. Most members of the mouth brooding variety of African…
Electric Blue Balloon Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $18.99
…be added to the water. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that the Ram will take fry into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter. Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 1-1/2"
Bolivian Ram
(Mikrogeophagus altispinosa)
Starting at $5.99
…depressions. Both the male and female share the rearing of the fry, and it has been reported that they will take them into their mouths to protect them like a mouth brooder. Care should be taken so that the fry are not sucked into the filter.The Bolivian Ram is an omnivore, and will consume a wide…
Duboisi Cichlid
(Tropheus duboisii)
Starting at $29.99
…order to build caves. Provide a sandy bottom of aragonite to maintain the necessary high pH and alkalinity. The Tropheus Duboisi Cichlid is a mouth brooder, and breeding is more difficult than most of the cichlids. This is a very slow growing species which may take a few years to reach sexual…
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