Got some Yellow Labs

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I just got three yellow labs to start the tank off!
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Not a very good picture because they are still swimming back and forth adjusting to the tank.
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Nina_W replied the topic: Re: Got some Yellow Labs

They look good, nice and yellow, without barring :) How big are they? (They look about two inches to me - but it's very hard to judge from a picture)

They'll be skittish for a good long time, but they'll come around. Tankmates help, but mostly, time is the factor.

What are your plans forward?
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They don't act skittish. All they're doing is swimming back and forth across the tank behind the heater than back around. I might get a couple more, get a few acais, and maybe some of something else. BTW congrats on becoming a moderator!
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BRYCEisBOSS wrote: They don't act skittish. All they're doing is swimming back and forth across the tank behind the heater than back around. I might get a couple more, get a few acais, and maybe some of something else. BTW congrats on becoming a moderator!


thanks :)
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Brooksie replied the topic: Re: Got some Yellow Labs

Congrats on the Yellows! I love those! They are a beautiful bright yellow in the tank. A nice contrast to what I have in my tank. I just got another one, I was trying for a female but it turns out its another male. :( Oh well!

The Acei's are nice too .. what else? You've got a room for more right? But you have to take your time and choose carefully. I rushed into some choices and ended up taking some back because I didn't research first. Now I have what I want in my tank. :)

Pics when you get more!

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BRYCEisBOSS replied the topic: Re: Got some Yellow Labs

Just saw on craigslist a guy was selling two 1.5 inch rusties for $3 a piece. I have room for plenty more. After I get the cichlids straight I might get a couple raphael cats in there too.
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BRYCEisBOSS replied the topic: Re: Got some Yellow Labs

norfolk.craigslist.org/for/3215943327.html
Have you guys heard of any of these? I think the pearl ones look sweet.
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cebosound replied the topic: Re: Got some Yellow Labs

congratz. :)

yellow labs are some of my favorite africans. they are bright and colorful, and usually not as aggressive as some of the others

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BRYCEisBOSS wrote: Just saw on craigslist a guy was selling two 1.5 inch rusties for $3 a piece. I have room for plenty more. After I get the cichlids straight I might get a couple raphael cats in there too.


if you want catfish, go for the smaller synodontis - multipunctatis or petricola, in a school.

If you put a raphael catfish in there, chances are fairly good that it will be slowly bullied to death. If it makes it to adulthood, you'll have an 8 or more inch catfish in there... all your smaller fish are at risk at night then. Two or more will make too much of an impact on your bioload. With 12 or so adult fish, you really are already quite heavily stocked.

Those 'pearl' cichlids are better know as metriaclima callainos - cobalt blue zebra. I love them, but if you're set on acei, they'll look very similar.
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