50-50 if the tank is very large, say around 90 gallons and there are caves/edges on each side of the tank, that is, one side of the tank for the dempsey and the other far side for the Lab...but is it worth the chance? Jan 2, 2014 - The males are yellow, and specially the dominant male, the fins are in the same colour. Even if they took 10 at a time, that still leaves you with 10 min to house until the lfs will buy more or you can sell/give them away. they make me think they are always hungry. I have a kenyi Cichlid in a 38 gallon tank with some rock caves and some plants. At this size they should be about 6 months old, which is the age when they are sexually mature. Select aquaria. Occasional chase or stalk. This is a medium-sized cichlid whos maximum length in the aquarium is 13-15 cm. If you want to breed yellow labs then you need to get rid of all central american fish. Aquarium Conditions for the Yellow Lab Please say yes! Some of the fish that make good tank mates are the Peacock Cichlid, Kenya Cichlid, Blue Dolphin Cichlid, Lionhead Cichlid, and Frontosa. The electric yellow cichlid is a popular fresh water aquarium fish. Females are light blue, males will turn yellow as they mature. Electric eel. I don't know why. It is not a problem keeping more than one male lab, but if one male is trying to spawn, the other male is likely to break it up. Yellow lab cichlid. Please let me know; I would like to breed her. And maybe another lab for good measure. I have 3 times the hiding places as fish. In particular there are variations with and without a black horizontal band through the top fin. I’ve had auratus that were decidedly mellow in a heavily stocked aquarium. pics coming soon! Livingstons cichlids cichlid. Animals. but can i still keep the ratio of 1m3f with zebras, labs, auratus, and kenyi? The Kenyi Cichlid, Metriaclima lombardoi, is an aggressive medium sized cichlid that originates from the rocky shores of Lake Malawi in Africa. Scientific name: Metriaclima lombardoi Common name: Kenyi Cichlid Care-level: Moderate Size: 4-6 inches pH: 7.8-8.2 Temperature: 78-80 degrees F Origin/Habitat: Lake Malawi Africa, Rift Lakes Lifespan: 18 years Temperament / Behavior: Extremely aggressive! Zebras and labs will crossbreed, so if you want fry, don't keep them in the same tank. Kenyi Yellow Lab Red Zebra Acei Permutt 55G: 17 fish total Red Zebra Yellow Lab Cobalt Blue Zebra Auratus Kenyi Synodontis Cats 55G: 23 fish total Red Zebra Yellow Lab Acei Kenyi All of these tanks are doing great. That added to the fact that it takes at least 3 months to grow them out enough to be sold and you will probably have at least one female holding all the time. These fish can also have some variations in color depending on social circumstances in the aquarium. Golden mbuna. These fish are beautiful to look at with their striking yellowfins and slender blue body. They used to be mixed with several yellow labs in her tank. I believe labs and kenyi might have the same situation with the yellow males. Bluegray mbuna. by hollyfish2000 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:40 am, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests. Juvenile Mbuna African Cichlids - kenyi. You need groups with these fish or else you will end up with a lot of hybrids. Malawi dolphin. All three of my tanks have 50-70 lbs of rock in them each stacked up with lots of hiding places. You would need a 36" tank minimum and one male four females would work in that size tank. I would say get rid of the 2 male red zebras, 1 male melanochromis auratus,2 female kenyi, 1 mixed hap, 4 tiger barbs,4 convicts ,1 pleco. You can intermix high aggressive types with milder types, provided you offer enough space, and don't have a high number of males running around. Find Cichlid Yellow in Canada | Visit Kijiji Classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything! For the longest time there has been 3 African cichlids in there, A electric yellow cichlid (named Volt), and kenyI cichlid (named Ruby), and a electric blue cichlid (named Sapphire). The Electric Yellow Cichlid Labidochromis caeruleus is one of the most popular African cichlids because of the beautiful yellow coloring. Golden mbuna. Other Names for Yellow Cichlid Electric Yellow Cichlid, Yellow Cichlid, Yellow Lab, Electric Yellow Lab, Yellow Lab Cichlid. Select zone. I would say get rid of the 2 male red zebras, 1 male melanochromis auratus,2 female kenyi, 1 mixed hap, 4 tiger barbs,4 convicts ,1 pleco. Electric blues, though with caution. Tropical Fish, Marine, Inverts, Malawi and Tanganyikan Cichlids, Discus, Koi, Tanks and Equipment. I'm not sure what type of cichlids they are, they're both different though. 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