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Thread: Yellow-finned xenotilapia
01-29-2012, 02:14 PM #1
I am considering different fish for a 30 gallon tank and I am wondering if anyone has any experience with these. I am thinking of getting six (I'm doing stocking for a tank right now). Are these fish easy to breed? Also, what fish would be good tankmates? Are there many non-cichlid lake Tanganyika fish that would be suitable for this tank? Thanks for any and all suggestions.
02-02-2012, 03:09 AM #2
i think if you started them in the tank as juveniles, they'd be ok for a little while. they max out at around 3.5 inches from what ive read, so you might need to bump up the tank size a bit at some point. but for the most part i think you'd be ok. 6 might be just a tad bit heavy though. maybe try 4?Finally reached 6 tanks... oh god, this addiction is getting serious. 75g mbuna tank, 65g gold severum, 55g OB peacock breeding colony, 30g(36x18) growout, 20 long Dwarf Alto's, 10g fry tank.
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