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Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Egg spot

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Egg spot: (n.) Found in many cichlid fish, these are spots on the male fish’s anal fin that look like eggs — females are attracted to them.

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Diana    Lawndale, CA

9/11/2010 5:22:44 PM

You can tell if your Cichlid is a female or male by counting the Egg Spots.

stephanie    north smithfield, RI

9/11/2010 10:22:39 AM


Ricky    Ridgewood, NJ

9/10/2010 9:57:57 AM

Who knew?

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