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Old 02-22-2013, 12:19 AM   #1
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How many ?

How many African cichlids can I have in a 85g long tank ? Right now I have 7 1.5"
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:37 AM   #2
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What kind of filtration your running?
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:44 AM   #3
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What kind of filtration your running?
Right now I have 2 emperor 400
But will upgrade real soon
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I think you can definitely add a good bit more but I'm no expert. I just started my African cichlid tank last year. Plus if its 85g long tank than what's the length? 6ft? It's better to have longer tanks rather than taller for cichlids so that's a plus.
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:14 AM   #5
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I think you can definitely add a good bit more but I'm no expert. I just started my African cichlid tank last year. Plus if its 85g long tank than what's the length? 6ft? It's better to have longer tanks rather than taller for cichlids so that's a plus.
I believe it's 4ft long And a number estimation. Cause I have them young and I wanted to be cool with each other instead of adding them as they get more aggressive and might be loosing cash lol
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Maybe 30 depending on the species
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Maybe 30 depending on the species
Oh ok thank you.
And may you give an example on which species ?
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Old 02-22-2013, 06:30 AM   #8
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You need to research what types you like. What do you have now? 30 frontosa could never survive in that tank while 30 yellow labs could.
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:57 PM   #9
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You need to research what types you like. What do you have now? 30 frontosa could never survive in that tank while 30 yellow labs could.
I just got the assorted pack from petsmart and I have
one peacock
2 bumblebees
1 electric yellow

And that's it
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Sorry have you got 4 or 7 fish at 1.5 ?
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