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    Hello all,
    I couldn't pass up on this beautiful guy, or girl, not really sure which.

    Anyway, I put him in my malawin tank. He was nice enough to them but they seemed stressed and gravitated to the corners of the tank. I took the malawin's back to the lfs.

    Now I have a 55g tank with my five star general (hemichromis elongatus), a chinese algea eater, and jaguar catfish. I want some fish that can hold their own with this guy. Does anyone have any recommendations?

    I have had green terrors, and datonoids suggested to me by some but debunked by others. What do you think?
    [SIZE="1"]55g truvue tank with built in wet/dry filtration.

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    He just might be a fish that has to remain alone. I've been reading they're pretty darned mean once they're adults but I have no experience with them at all so can't venture a guess.

    This may help.
    http://www.aquariumdomain.com/viewSp...hlid.php?id=30
    Last edited by Lady Hobbs; 09-09-2011 at 02:18 AM.

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    Hemichromis Elongatus,nice. a fish I have always admired and have finally seen some recently.Try some cutteri,jewels,smaller tilapia,pike cichlids,and the like.Datnoids are a cool fish as I have owned several different species,but they have a different mouth structure than cichlids and if forced to lip tug with the fore mentioned fish could get its mouth damaged.Seen some whose mouth would not retract.Hemichromis are from west africa ,I believe,so they can handle south american water parameters.

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    Beautiful fish, but quite the brute, I see!

    http://www.seriouslyfish.com/profile...ongatus&id=424

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