Lamprologus Ocellatus gold tank

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    Very nice
    I have a few of these in my tank
    Cool fish :cool:
     
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    That's such a cool picture with the mouth open!

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    These are one of my all time favourite fish! I had 6 of them in my Tanganyika tank about 7 years ago. They are super feisty and put up such a fuss when your get close to their shells. The one actually bit me and just managed to puncture my skin. These fish have no fear. I think in the documentary "Jewels of the Rift" they show one of these attacking a crocodile that came too close for its liking. How long have you had him/them?
     
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    Thank you! Yes, they have tons of personality!


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    Thank you


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    Haha that’s crazy, but doesn’t surprise me! I received 3 pairs on Tuesday; I’ve already been bitten Even after a very long trip, they were fighting within seconds of coming out the bag.


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    Why am I not surprised :lol: One day I will set up a species only tank for them or for Multies again. Hold on to them. I still regret letting mine go to this day
     
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    Beautiful pic and amazing little fish sooo much attitude, I'm also sorry I ever let mine go....one day:thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    Strangely enough mine spend hardly any time in the snail shells.
    The multies live in them permanently.
    But the occelatus visit a shell now and then, but don't seem too bothered.
     
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    Thank you! They are great fish


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    Mine go in and out of the shells, but mostly sit outside guarding them. I stupidly tried to move a shell and was quickly bitten.


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    Found some fry

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    Yay congrats :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks

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    Very nice.
    Nothing from mine yet :oops:
     
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    I only spotted the fry as when I moved the adults to a different tank and they were behaving 'weird'.

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    You are so lucky! Congrats :thumbup:! Never got mine to spawn
     
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    Thank you! I was stupidly excited about it haha

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    Yeah, my multis go absolutely mental if anything (other fish, w c vacuum etc) goes anywhere near the shells with the fry.
     
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