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    more great pics ! fish are in great condition &...

    more great pics ! fish are in great condition & nice tank too - a real credit to you
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    great looking fish !

    great looking fish !
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    very nice !

    very nice !
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    nope. never say never, as each fish is...

    nope.

    never say never, as each fish is different, but your first problem here is the water parameters. Oscars & GT's like soft acidic water and peacocks prefer a hard alkaline set up. That said,...
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    you would need to test the parameters with a good...

    you would need to test the parameters with a good liquid drop test kit (API make a great one) for ammonia, nitrite, nitrate.

    if 10% is reflective of your usual routine, its not enough. you need to...
  6. Thread: electric yellow

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    yes they are aggressive, no they are not...

    yes they are aggressive, no they are not carniverous.

    you will hear people say they are a peaceful mbuna, but bear in mind that this is only relative to other mbuna. they would shred they...
  7. Thread: Quick question

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    29 is pretty much too small for malawis. ...

    29 is pretty much too small for malawis.

    Noting some advice given above, do not put demasoni in there. even though they are the smallest mbuna, they need to be kept in a ration of 1 or 2 males to...
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    in a 75 you could easily get 30 mbuna in, so long...

    in a 75 you could easily get 30 mbuna in, so long as you over-filter and are religious in your water change & gravel vac regime.

    as regards species, in the correct male female ration you have all...
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    aulonocara, or peacocks, have a rep for being...

    aulonocara, or peacocks, have a rep for being less aggressive than mbuna. I would take this with a grain of salt as in my mixed mbuna/peacock tank the two nastiest buggers in there are not mbuna....
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    30 is too small for mbuna. the 75 would be a...

    30 is too small for mbuna. the 75 would be a superb tank and you could have a lot more than 15 - at least 30/35 and with enough filtration even some more.

    of the species you name, the only one to...
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    35 gallons is pretty tight for mbuna. I would...

    35 gallons is pretty tight for mbuna. I would think you could attempt an all male tank with no more than 5 or 6 fish max at adult size. all male excludes any breeding aggression and limits them...
  12. Thread: More pics

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    beautiful fish !

    beautiful fish !
  13. Thread: sick mbuna

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    no mbuna will hit 12 inches...some of the deep...

    no mbuna will hit 12 inches...some of the deep water haplochromines get close but a standard mbuna species is going to be around 5 inches at maturity.

    I'd be interested in knowing the species...
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    very very nice !

    very very nice !
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    30 gal is too small. Demasoni are as small as...

    30 gal is too small.

    Demasoni are as small as mbuna get, but you need to keep them in groups of 1/2 males with 10/12 females or you will end up with just 1 male and nothing else.

    labs are...
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    thanks for the considered response folks. Very...

    thanks for the considered response folks. Very interesting to read of personal experience and success in mixing them.

    Hopefully the info is of use to other newbies like myself.
  17. Thread: SO helpful

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    that's the reason they're cheap; they're usually...

    that's the reason they're cheap; they're usually hybrids as opposed to a recognised species.

    You can get nice fish if you know what to look for, but it would be impossible to identify the majority...
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    oops ! you are absolutely correct

    oops ! you are absolutely correct
  19. Thread: Picky Oscar

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    if he takes the NLS he'll be doing just great

    if he takes the NLS he'll be doing just great
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    synodontis multipunctatus is a malawi catfish...

    synodontis multipunctatus is a malawi catfish that would like the sand substrate and will go well with peacocks.

    also I'm surprised by how much I see of mine during the daytime.

    they used to...
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    Sorry for your losses. Am I reading your sig...

    Sorry for your losses.

    Am I reading your sig correctly that this stocking is in a 29g ? ever think the overcrouding is not helping ?

    Check your ammmonia, nitritate, nitrate as already advised.
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    ok thanks for the responses...I'm still asking...

    ok thanks for the responses...I'm still asking for personal experience of mixing them; anyone else ?

    noting the advice; I'm not for a moment suggesting this should be done, simply asking about the...
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    Mixing the rift lakes

    I'm posting this in the Malawi and Tang forum; I don't think that's double posting - just trying to draw out as much experience as possible. If this is wrong, then I will accept a good modding as...
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    Thanks Cocoa Where they the only inhabitants...

    Thanks Cocoa

    Where they the only inhabitants and what exactly happened in the end ?
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    Mixing the rift lakes

    Have people kept e.g. Malawi with Tangs or either or both with Victoria ?

    Have people ignored the no Mbuna with Peacocks rule ?

    Please share your experience if you have, and tell us what tank...
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