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    Question Rescuing a Convict


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    I just rescued a covict cichlid from a irresponsible owner. I have been researching non-stop about cichlids for over two weeks and joined this site because I plan to make the rest of its life better and get information when needed. I have two tanks. One I plan to fill with Malawi Lake Species and the other withbspecies that are from central or south america. i have been told 8 cichlids in a 50-60 gallon tank is a good overcrowding size for low agression levels.

    first tank: 55 gallon

    fully prepared with arg. Sand along with 12 hiding places and plants with a synodontis angelicus catfish and a lone convict fish. They ignore eachother mostly.

    I need opinions on what fish I should get to fill.
    Firemouth
    Rainbow
    Salvari
    Etc

    i need enough species to keep them from being to agressive towards like-patterened fish. Can anyone help me out?

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    Hello and welcome to the AC . If you post your question in the Cichlid forum you will get a lot more responses . Again welcome to the AC.
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    Welcome to the AC. The convict will do fine usually with a firemouth, sevrum or acara. Those are just a few off the top of my head. Stay away from a salvini or any of the terrors or devils.

    Additionally you generally can do rainbows in the tank if you choose. Other good choices are larger bodied tetra like a lemon, serpae or columbian.

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