Help Should I Move The Baby Firemouth Cichlids?

CaptainAquatics

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Hi! As some of you know my firemouth cichlids has fry a little while ago, anyway the fry are starting to stray from the parents and are getting eaten. I obviously don’t want this to happen and I want to move them to my QT but there are a couple problems:
Problem 1:
I have 3 fish in QT currently. They are just some Molly’s and a platy for my community tank. I have had them about a week, however they were at the pet store for a week or two as well. They seem to be doing well, but I don’t know, what would you do?
Problem 2:
I don’t want to stress the baby’s to much, the water parameters might be a bit off and I don’t want that to be a problem, do you think moving them would be to stressful?
Problem 3:
I am wondering how I am going to catch these guys, what do you recommend?

Thanks in advance

richie.p Coptapia (those are the people I can remember lol, otherwise I would tag more)
 

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I would just use a fry/shrimp net, that usually works for fry, the water parameters might be off, but I would just slowly ease the different water, into say a 1-2 gal. Tank, just so they can get used to the water!! That might not have made sense, feel free to ask more questions!!
 

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