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    Hi there,
    I'm beginning stocking a Malawi cichlid tank, so far I've been given 3 Yellow Peacocks, and 2 Yellow Labs, ( 60G) I'm reluctant to add mbunas to the tank because apparently they don't mix to well with Peacocks (yellow labs seem to be the exception) , so I was wondering if anyone knew of malawis that hid in the rock work ( like mbunas) but were compatible with the peacocks :)
    Also, would Honduran red points / firemouths mix well with the malawis? :)

    Barney

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    I had good luck with Haps in with my peacocks...you may want to look into blue dolphins as well.
    I can't speak to the redpoints or firemouths, never kept any.

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    No red points are not compatible with malawi cichlids. Yellow labs and red zebra are just the few mbuna I would say ok to adding with peacocks. In general you want peacocks alone or with haps and potentially the aforementioned mbuna.
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    You could also try some of the less aggressive victorian cichlids, though they can be hard to find. There are like a billion different kinds of peacocks though, why not just do an all peacock tank?
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Yes, an all peacock tank really is your best bet - you won't have to do near as much jigging of individuals if you stick with peacocks.

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