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Labidochromis sp. "Mbamba"
Labidochromis sp. "Hongi"
Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos
Metriaclima greshakei (Albino)
Cynotilapia sp. "Mbamba"
Labidochromis caeruleus

I just want to know if these will cross breed?
 

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I think any mouth brooders can cross breed and the chances of the 3 lab species crossing is probably pretty high.
 

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I currently have the Lab Mbambas and Yellows and they never seem to be intereseed in each other. I also know people that have had that combo with no cross breeding.

I heard it's usually because they look nothing alike.
 

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Cross breeding depends on several factors... Same families, same looks, availability of suitable partners, the "urge to breed". So keeping fish from the same families will enlarge the risk, keeping similar looking females will enlarge the risk, keeping too little females enlarges the risk. You can not guarantee they either will or will not cross breed.
 
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