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04-29-2011, 04:28 AM #1Junior Member Guppy
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swap to cichlids?
i am wondering whether i should sell my 60 litre community tank for a cichlids only tank. every petstore ive been to said most cichlids are not community fish but youcan get a good variety just like a community tank
04-29-2011, 04:36 AM #2
Some cichlids are community fish.Kribensis can be,as can festivums,keyholes,most apisto's,dicrossus cichlids,and the laetacara cichlids.plus many ,many more.
04-29-2011, 04:45 AM #3
I have a cichlids community tank. Severum, firemouths a parrot and black skirt tetras. You just have to be careful what you mix and be prepared if they don't get along.Greatest Guitar Forum Ever
04-29-2011, 09:07 AM #4
Brave and/or tough little tetras. Surprised the Sevs and Firemouth don't treat them as food.
04-29-2011, 12:24 PM #5
I have a Uaru, Severum, Convict, Loaches, and various Tetra (Red Eye & Gold) in a community tank. I never even see as much as a nipped fin in the tank. Cichlid community tanks can EASILY be done with some research and planning.-Jordan
20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami
16" Male Dovii
04-29-2011, 07:18 PM #6
Convict really how'd you manage that?60gal Community Planted
04-29-2011, 07:39 PM #7
My severum doesn't like fish with horizontal lines (kribs, minnows, barbs etc)
but the black skirts are round with a vertical "comma" mark. He just seems to ignore them. He did eat 3 of the red minors that I put in, I have moved the other 3 to another tank.Greatest Guitar Forum Ever