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nano cichlids
08-24-2008, 02:19 AM
i was told you can mix and match so this is what im going to do

2 Chalinochromis brichardi "masked"
2 Julidochromis ornatus
2 Julidochromis regani Kipili
2 Julidochromis regani Zambia
2 Julidochromis transcriptus Bemba
2 Julidochromis transcriptus Gombi
i love each of the Julidochromis im sure ill have to cut some out

2 Synodontis petricola that im thinking of breeding

2 Altolamprologus compressiceps gold head


here are the Malawi cichlids

4 Copadichromis sp. midnight mloto Mara Point
maybe Otopharnyx lithobates Zimbawe Rock
maybe Sciaenochromis "red electric blue"

2 Labeotropheus trewavasae red top/orange
2 Melanochromis "electric blue johnanni"
1 or 2Metriaclima zebra chilumba Luwino Reef
2 Pseudotropheus flavus
maybe Pseudotropheus elongatus Likoma Island


so what do you all think any i should remove or what?

Mustang Boy
08-24-2008, 03:34 AM
what size tank is it going into cause with a list like that you are gonna need a good sized tank

Red
08-24-2008, 04:51 AM
well sure bump up the petricola and would need a colony to do so......... the brichardi breed like guppys and get mean when they do...
how big is the tank?

nano cichlids
08-24-2008, 05:41 AM
its a 55 and ive cut the list down

2 Julidochromis ornatus
2 Julidochromis regani Kipili
2 Julidochromis regani Zambia
2 Julidochromis transcriptus Bemba
2 Julidochromis transcriptus Gombi


5 Synodontis petricola that im thinking of breeding

2 Altolamprologus compressiceps gold head

3 Copadichromis sp. midnight mloto Mara Point

3 Labeotropheus trewavasae red top/orange
3 Melanochromis "electric blue johnanni"

dustinpedley
08-24-2008, 08:32 PM
i have heard from a number of people that it is not a good idea to mix juli's

The Wedge
08-27-2008, 08:52 AM
your not mixing Tanganyika with Malawi are you? Not a good idea to mix Julies as well. The Gold Head will need a high protein diet vs. the Malawi need a high veggie diet. I would stick with one or the other.