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The Cichlid Keeper
11-26-2019, 12:45 AM
Hi. Wondering if there is a good species of Corydoras Catfish to go with my Cichlid tank that will contain a lot more Mbunas later on.

DoubleDutch
11-26-2019, 10:16 AM
I wouldn't mix Corys and African Cichlids.

The Cichlid Keeper
11-26-2019, 06:08 PM
Sure there isn't a single species?

DoubleDutch
11-26-2019, 06:42 PM
To my knowledge they have quite controversial needs.
Corys, Soft water, Lower Ph, protein (meaty) food.
Mbuna Hard Water, Higher Ph, algae food (not meaty proteinrich)

The Cichlid Keeper
11-26-2019, 09:43 PM
Forgot. No African Corys either? Super need a good algae cleaning fish for the overpopulated Mbuna tank. I am hoping for 15 to 18 Mbuna Cichlids in a 55 gallon Fish tank. Loracariid hopefully, as I know they are lettuce eating fish. Mbunas also love Vegetable matter, particularly Plants, which often times fall prey to Mbunas.

DoubleDutch
11-26-2019, 09:46 PM
Forgot. No African Corys either? Super need a good algae cleaning fish for the overpopulated Mbuna tank. I am hoping for 15 to 18 Mbuna Cichlids in a 55 gallon Fish tank. Loracariid hopefully, as I know they are lettuce eating fish. Mbunas also love Vegetable matter, particularly Plants, which often times fall prey to Mbunas.There are no African Corys + Corys aren't algae-eaters.

I am nit familiar with suitable African (or Asian) algae-eaters.

Other members please jump in.

Slaphppy7
11-27-2019, 01:15 AM
DD, we may be dealing with a troll here, ignore he/she/it for now.

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