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  • Jack Dempsey Cichlid Photos Lip Lock Jack Dempsey Cichlid Photos Lip Lock

    GREAT LIP LOCK PICTURES Jack Dempsey Breeding Pair This is what a pair of Jack Dempsey cichlids look like when they are breeding. They tend to look like they are fighting at first and do the lip locking that you see. Eventually the female were drop her eggs when she OK's her mate. Then the male s...

  • How and What To Feed Jack Dempsey Fry How and What To Feed Jack Dempsey Fry

      Baby Jack Dempsey cichlids hatching from eggs to 8 days old.  How and What To Feed Jack Dempsey Fry       Congratulations, you’re the proud aunt/uncle of tiny, baby Jack Dempsey cichlids. They are tiny and yet they will soon eat crushed up flake foods and even pulverized cichli...

  • Encouraging Jack Dempsey cichlids to lay eggs Encouraging Jack Dempsey cichlids to lay eggs

        USE A MIRROR TO GET YOUR CICHLIDS TO SPAWN       CLICK FOR CLOSE UP OF EGGS      One method to induce your pair of Jack Dempsey fish to spawn is quite simple. Tape a small mirror (4”x4” square or round) to the outside of the glass in an area that is free of rocks or ot...

  • My Jack Dempsey Cichlids Laid Eggs. What Do I Do Now? My Jack Dempsey Cichlids Laid Eggs. What Do I Do Now?

      Q...MY JACK DEMPSEY CICHLIDS HAVE LAID EGGS. WHAT DO I DO NOW?   A...  If one day you find that your Jack Dempsey cichlids have laid eggs, just leave them alone to care for them. Jack Dempsey fish are fantastic parents from egg laying right on through to about 6 weeks what they pretty...

  • Video of Jack Dempsey Cichlid Laying Eggs Video of Jack Dempsey Cichlid Laying Eggs

      THIS BREEDING PAIR OF JACK DEMPSEY CIHLIDS ARE ABOUT ONE YEAR OLD. Getting Jack Dempseys to the egg laying stage is sometimes difficult. Once they have their first brood, it's a lot easier to get them to lay eggs again.  Video by: Jack Lamountain --- "The World of Jack Dempsey Cichlids...

  • Should I leave Jack Dempsey fry with parents

    Q...  Should I leave Jack Dempsey babies with their parents? A...  Yes, absolutely.  Jack Dempsey parents take excellent care of newborns.  The parents will help them eat by chomping up their own food into tiny bits for the newborns to eat.  They will do this until the fry are able to each la...

  • Will My Jack Dempsey Parents Eat Their Young?

    Q...  Will My Jack Dempsey Parents Eat Their Young? A...  Jack Dempsey parents don't often eat their young.  Occasionally they will if there are too many threats to the fry in an aquarium with other tank mates. It's thought that the parents feel that they can't protect their brood so why let ...

  • BREEDING JACK DEMPSEY CICHLID FISH BREEDING JACK DEMPSEY CICHLID FISH

    HOW TO GET THOSE STUBBORN JACK DEMPSEYS TO SPAWN             Egg laying doesn't come easy for some cichlids. Getting your Jack Dempsey fish to mate and spawn is not always an easy task. If one of them seems more interested in mating than the other to spawn then put the less interest...

  • Breeding Electric Blue Jack Dempseys Breeding Electric Blue Jack Dempseys

    How To Breed Electric Blue JDs I wish to thank Dr. Martin Brammah mbrammah@gmail.com  for allowing me to post this article he wrote. For more detailed information on the care and breeding of Electric Blue Jack Dempseys, go to his website at: http://bluejax.co.uk/default.aspx    Obtain...

  • My Jack Dempsey Fish Breeding Room My Jack Dempsey Fish Breeding Room

    THIS DIAGRAM NEEDS UPDATING BUT IS BASICALLY THE SAME LAYOUT....