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Spawning strategies of cichlids part 6 – Post natal care

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Last updated on 04-Sep-2022

Juan Miguel Artigas Azas,

Spawning strategies of cichlids part 6 – Post natal care

Classification: Behavior.

" For an aquarist, one of the first striking and most appealing aspects of cichlid behavior is that of the extended protection that they offer to their fry. Many species not just protect the fry but also provide them with food, investing a tremendous amount of energy in helping their babies to develop. Spawn and fry predators are abundant, specialized and efficient. So much so that cichlids have to invest a huge amount of resources to raise some fry "

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