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Old 02-20-2013, 09:02 PM   #1
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growing fish that seem to have hit a plateau

Anyone know some tips on getting cichlids to reach their full potential? I have a few fish that have gotten to around 3 or 4 inches and stopped growing I keep my tank at around 82 degrees. Feed about 3 times a day. Any other tips?
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:05 PM   #2
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How big is your tank?
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:09 PM   #3
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55 gallons with about 15 mbunas
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55 gallons with about 15 mbunas
Try lowering your fish count
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I agree. A larger tank or lower fish count is needed.
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The biggest stumbling block to fish growth is space and water quality. You may need to increase the tank size, do more frequent water changes or reduce your head count if a larger tanks is not an option.

Hope this helps
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