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Breed Convict Cichlids, an MP3 Podcast Interview.      
Breeding Convict Cichlids, an MP3 Podcast of an Interview with Professional Fish Breeder, Steve Corandan. Pet Fish Talk about keeping pet fish in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds. Pet Fish Talk about keeping pet fish in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds.
This Special Pet Fish Talk Interview features Steve Corandan, a professional fish breeder, who talks about how he breeds freshwater Convict Cichlids.
Click here now to hear "Breeding Convict Cichlids", which is about 72-minutes long.
A pair of Convict Cichlids
with their tiny babies that are just a few days old. The male Convict is above, the female is below, and their babies are swimming between them. Picture sent by Robin from Seattle, WA.
Hundreds of Convict Eggs,
shown at the tip of the white arrow, were laid on both the big rock on the left and the smaller red rock on the right. Picture from listener David G.
A Breeding Pair of Convicts
with the Pink Female on the left and the Barred Male on the right. This picture was sent with permission to use it by Sam from Australia.
  A Female Pink Convict Cichlid  Most female Convicts have some orange on their bellies. This female was raised by the Bailey Brothers, and has more orange than most females.
Here is a Tiny Baby Convict  This picture was taken by Roni B. and sent to us with her permission to use it.
A Brief Summary
Steve Corandan, a professional fish breeder and owner of Corandan's Tropical Fish in Florence, NJ, talks about how he breeds Convict Cichlids in his fish hatchery.
Topics Discussed
Convicts: scientific names, what is a Cichlid? Their natural habitat, color varieties, maximum sizes, aggressive behavior. Their aquarium: how many gallons, the shape. Ornaments, plants, caves, pots, and gravel all labeled for use in aquariums. Aquarium heater: the correct water temperature.

More Topics
The proper Water Chemistry. Lighting. Buying fish: how many, what size, and how to determine their gender. Feeding and conditioning for breeding. Other fish species in the tank? Pairing off, their territory, spawning, guarding their eggs. Hatching. Free swimming fry. Food for baby Convicts. What to do with all those baby Convicts?
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