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Must have been a while since I cleaned it, the little guy was 1". :lol:

Be careful when you clean those canisters.
 

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wow DJR...
 

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I've also had this happen with a cynotilapia. Not quite so big though!
 

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I found a yellow lab when cleaning my Eheim 2028. It must have been in there at least three months. It was just under an inch.
 

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I had that happen to a Red Zebra in a Fluval 404.

Turns out it ended up with a slightly sideways face and female. Didn't hold well first attempt.
 

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Lol, The Yellow lab that I thought was holding must have spit cause she is eating good again now, so was thinking about checking my Eheim to see if there are any residents.

But if she has only been eating for a week would they be ok in there you think until later this week when I do my WC's and what not? Or think it would be best to crack it open asap and see?
 

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only real way to find fry in a canister would be to have filter media with enough crud in it already that the fry wont get caught. so basically if u do ur regular filter maintenance i doubt youd find any in there. *** had it happen to me before tho so who knows. GL in the search, and congrats to those who have already found their golden eggs :p
 

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Who says cichlids can't live in a 2 gallon tank?
 

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Lol, The Yellow lab that I thought was holding must have spit cause she is eating good again now, so was thinking about checking my Eheim to see if there are any residents.
It's not common that they get sucked up in the filter, so the chances of them being in there are small. More likely, you may find a survivor or two if you take out all of the rockwork in the tank.
 
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