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  1. #1

    Default suggestion for peacock tankmates

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    Starting a 90g Peacock tank. I guess I could always add more male peacocks; however, I was thinking some other Haps like Lithobate, Lethinthrops, Placidochromis, or Copadichromis. For a CuC I was thinking a type of Synodontis and possibly a 'bushy nose' or 'rubberlip' Pleco. Suggestions are quite welcome on what haps...if any...would make nice additions...or simply straight Peacock.
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    I really liked my venustus...and had absolutely zero luck with plecos. They all ended up bullied to death.

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    I have some Placidochromis, Copadichromis and one Venustis in with my all male Peacock 120gal tank and all is well. They seem to be very good tankmates and provide some great entertainment.
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    I have a couple of 90's, one houses eureka reds and the other ruby reds. Not all-male show tanks, one dominant male in each and a load of females, also a couple males that don't show full colors. keep bristlenose pleco's in all my tanks with cichlids, plenty of cover and no issues. The eureka reds also share space with some odd-colored (no blue) ruby reds and a group of Synodontis multi's. I've had about a dozen baby multi's turn up along with some eureka fry. The other ruby reds share the tank with a groups of maingano and perlmutt, they all play well enough together. That tank also houses a Carapo knife, so no fry, as well as a couple stray Hypancistrus pleco's along with the bristlenose.
    If you want to add Synodontis catfish, either do a single or a group of at least 5. Petricola or lucipinnis are a little smaller than multipunctatus when fully grown (2-3 years if you get small juvies) and usually easier to find.

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