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Old 02-20-2013, 05:02 PM   #1
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Anyone know a peaceful cichlids that would go in a community tank? Looking to get one more fish and heard that cichlids are fun to have.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:45 PM   #2
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What else is in the tank?
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:55 PM   #3
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Depends what community fish you have
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:56 PM   #4
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5 Neon tetras, 5 Rasbora harlequins, a rainbow shark, 2 otos, and 2 kuhli loach.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:56 PM   #5
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And the rainbow shark is very peaceful btw.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:58 PM   #6
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I wouldn't put any cichlids in there.
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You're pretty well stocked
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:03 PM   #8
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I'd call it a day with your stock. Don't add anymore. What's out filtration like?
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:10 PM   #9
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I agree I wouldn't put cichlids in there your tank is already full anyway
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I have a marineland penguin 150 biowheel. 25 percent water change per week. I know my tank is pretty well stocked but it could hold one more smaller fish.
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I have a marineland penguin 150 biowheel. 25 percent water change per week. I know my tank is pretty well stocked but it could hold one more smaller fish.
Sounds like your doing a good job at maintaining your tank. I wouldn't add any cichlids though... Do what you will though... The fish you have pretty much has your tank maxed out IMO.

Your rainbow shark needs at least a 55g and gets 6" your Kuhlii loaches get about 5" and need a bigger tank.

I'm not gonna lecture you on your stock. Simple advice and my opinion.... Don't add anymore fish.
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5 inches? Wow I was told 3 inches for the loaches. I agree though it's pretty well stocked. And with the rainbow shark, by the time it gets that big my plan was to upgrade to a large tank once we buy a house. I want to go way up like around 100 gallons.
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5 inches? Wow I was told 3 inches for the loaches. I agree though it's pretty well stocked. And with the rainbow shark, by the time it gets that big my plan was to upgrade to a large tank once we buy a house. I want to go way up like around 100 gallons.
Sounds like a good plan!! I'd keep it the way it is and just keep doing what your doing. It's working for ya so keep it up.

Got any pics! We LOVE pics around here lol
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Haha here's a pic taken from my phone a minute ago. My beautiful rainbow shark playing in the sand.
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Haha here's a pic taken from my phone a minute ago. My beautiful rainbow shark playing in the sand.
It's a great looking tank
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