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Post by theswede on Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:52 pm

Juvie male and female.

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Post by why_spyder on Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:19 pm

Lookin good. How big is the male?
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Post by theswede on Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:40 pm

About 2 inches (5-6cm).
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Post by Aura on Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:52 pm

Pretty fish. Male looks really good for a little guy.
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Post by theswede on Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:59 pm

Yeah, he´s starting to color up already. A.N. pellets and frozen shrimpmix are doing it´s thing Wink .
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Post by Drake-tripod on Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:26 pm

wow very nice man BA fish
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Post by theswede on Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:45 pm

Drake-tripod wrote:wow very nice man BA fish

What does BA fish mean??? Wink
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Post by bulldogg7 on Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:42 pm

Bad A$$ Very Happy
oh, BA pics and fish Very Happy

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Post by cichlidman on Sun Dec 27, 2009 11:00 pm

Very nice...

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Post by Micheal on Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:59 am

Nice looking fish especially to be so young. He should be a real beauty when he grows up.
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Post by theswede on Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:19 pm

One more pic.

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Post by preacherboy on Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:43 pm

Nice specimen!

I like the yellow fish with the black bars behind him too!

Cabro?
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Post by theswede on Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:53 pm

preacherboy wrote:Nice specimen!

I like the yellow fish with the black bars behind him too!

Cabro?

Yeah, it´s a crabro female.
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Post by Chrisg12887 on Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:05 am

oOo nice one!
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Post by theswede on Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:04 pm

Two more pics. My male is already trying his luck with the ladies.

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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:09 am

Had some breeding going on with the borleyi tonight, so now one of the females have her mouth full of eggs. Did not think they would succeed because the mbunas went crazy for the eggs. My borleyi might be small but they are tough and got away with it. Very Happy Sorry for the bad pic, but the tank was dark. Did´nt want to disturb them by lighting it up.

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Post by bulldogg7 on Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:11 am

Cool! see some of the eggs made it to her mouth

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Post by Rift_Lakes_Rule on Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:22 am

Awesome!!! Congrats Wink

Cool pic too!!!

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Post by Drake-tripod on Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:34 am

wow fast man congrats
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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:21 am

Thanks guys. It was surprising that it happened so fast. They are still so small. Another thing that was surprising was that the greshakei male tried to take over. He has never been interested to breed before. Although he had his own females to breed with. Now he´s 8 y.o. and suddenly becomes a dirty old man.
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Post by Splash on Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:56 am

Very nice looking fish and congrats on the spawn. If he is already going this young you should have many offspring from this guy.
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Post by Aura on Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:02 am

Eight years old? He looks great for his age! Very Happy

Congrats on the Borleyi spawn.
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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:33 am

drips185 wrote:Very nice looking fish and congrats on the spawn. If he is already going this young you should have many offspring from this guy.

Yeah, you are probebly right.
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Post by theswede on Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:36 am

Aura wrote:Eight years old? He looks great for his age! Very Happy

Congrats on the Borleyi spawn.

He´s the old guy, and my crabro males are 7 y.o.
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Post by Rockfish on Sun Jan 10, 2010 9:02 am

Congratulations! Great looking fish.
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