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Thread: Jewel Cichlid?

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    So, I have read the jewel cichlids can be quite aggressive fin nippers and are best kept as a mating pair. From reading, I'm not entirely confident they may get along with my other tankmates.

    I have a highly aggressive dragon blood peacock, 3 fish harem of yellow labs, 3 fish harem of blue dolphins, a young red empress, a red top zebra, a bristlenose pleco, and a Raphael cat.

    No one is full size yet except for the peacock.

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    You won't know until you try, so you need a backup plan if you decide to get them. Also, the cichlid hierarchy is never fully set, so you might have peace for a few months and then overnight everything chances into a blood bath.

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    Jewel cichlid get overly aggressive when they breed

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    They can supposedly be fin nippers but i have never experienced that. Almost any two fish of different sex will pair.
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