Are cichlids known to be jumper?

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Dmey
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Are cichlids known to be jumper?

Post by Dmey » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:50 am

hi to all Malawi fanatics........just like to find out weather Africian cichlid are known to be jumper cause i have not cover my tank and end up losing one of my fav. frontosa it jump out of my tank this morning.

deeda
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Re: Are cichlids known to be jumper?

Post by deeda » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:19 am

Yes! The fish will chase each other the length of the tank and the fish being chased will often jump to escape.
Dee

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