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They grow up so fast! African cichlids from eggs to babies

By Leonard Ho - Posted Jun 07, 2017 09:00 AM
To chronicle the development of fish embryo to adulthood, Adam shot daily video of the eggs of his Lake Malawi African cichlids (Mylochromis spilostichus). The combined video is the trifecta of cute, fascinating, and educational.

Egg tumblers are so cool.  They're like fish popcorn machines that turn into bounce houses before the little fellas eventually consume their yolk sacs and become free-swimming babies.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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