The fish is a glutton, so when it refuses to eat it may be a signal that the fish is ill. These parasites thrive with poor water quality management. Despite, all above mentioned obstacles this fish is ok for beginners, if they will study the fish and if they are ready to face some problems. You got male baby flowerhorn with good sized hump and even it's parent male has got all the features, that does not stop there .You have to start feeding them with good nutritious food,I don't suggest any preservatives for baby flowerhorns, I would usualy feed them live small bloodworms and baby goldfishes 3 or 4 times a day. Firstly, it’s a very large fish requiring a spacious tank. Also one can put a big flat rock near the net and remove all other objects where she can spawn from the female side of the tank. It is sometimes necessary to inject Metronidazole, but injections near the affected area should be attempt only by qualified personnel. — the body: has to be oval shaped, big and bulky with rounded abdomen. One of the famous and popular tank fishes – parrot cichlid, is exactly the result of artificial crossing. Sudden changes in the water condition can also cause this condition in your fish. It’s better to keep fish alone as a rare show fish. Semi water Kok Flowerhorn are the combination of hard and water Kok. Some new morphs don’t pay that much attention to it. Yet, all of the food is of high quality and it is the best one for this fish kind as well as it keeps the tank water clean. You may also notice your fish losing weight. Where To Find Flowerhorn For Sale: For Hobbyists and Aquarium Fish Importers. If the fish is kept alone then minimal tank capacity should be 70 gallons, but the larger the better. There’s no pint in putting plants into the tank at all – they will be ruined. Gravel should be used as a substrate and big rock and snags as covers, however the fish doesn’t like hiding and it’s rather active. Not all the hybrids are successful, some of them doesn’t have good coloring, some become sterile after such breeding. From the other hand, if you buy juveniles you’ll see series of wonderful color changes and who knows, maybe you’ll have an awesome colored fish in the end? This condition is caused by a fungus living in your tank. The following tank mates are good for fish: parrot fish, jaguar cichlid, tiger oscar, black pacu, leopard pleco, plecostomus. However, if you are sure that this is the fish you want, no circumstances should stop you. Because of that and due to the size it’s recommended to put rocks, snags and other tank decorations directly on a tank bottom, not on a substrate. Aquarists agree that the fish comes from breeding of Cichlasoma trimaculatum and red terror, Cichlasoma citrinellum, Cichlasoma labiatum, Vieja synspila. 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