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Can Mbuna and Haps interbreed?

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It may be a silly question but can say electric yellows interbreed with Placidochromis Gissel.  

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I have seen an electric yellow x Dimi comp cross, so I would say yes. The current in a tank can carry milt around and cause accidental crosses.

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Yes I have seen them breed with aulonacara and protomelas. But at least you can tell if they have. And cull if need be. Just keep individual mouthfuls seperate if 1 fish looks off I cull the whole lot to be safe.

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Sure can :)

They won't usually if they have a member of their own species as an option. But its not that unusual to see say, red empress or electric blue that have crossed with a mbuna.

Certainly more common for peacocks and haps to cross though.

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Just now, martb said:

Really, thats a strange mix 

As the wise man once said

"Any port in a storm"

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I have also seen Yellow X Moori - for two of my favourite Malawi's they sure produce a rubbish looking hybrid, not that I support the hybridisation of any Cichlids. 

 

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