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Old 04-30-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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What cichlids are non aggressive that I could keep with tetras?
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Angels, Rams, Kribs, Discus, Rainbows are a few that I can think of. You would also need to consider size of tank and water parameters etc.
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Angels, Rams, Kribs, Discus, Rainbows are a few that I can think of. You would also need to consider size of tank and water parameters etc.
angels can be aggrssive with other angels
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What cichlids are non aggressive that I could keep with tetras?
Keyhole cichlids are ok with tetras. What type of tetras by the way?
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Here something I herd cichlids like eat small fish so don't get any that have big mouth if little tetra will fit they will be to tempted my cichlids live with kissing gourami
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Old 04-30-2013, 04:12 PM   #6
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All Dwarf Cichlids, like Apistogramma, Rams, Laetacara, etc and some larger ones like Discus, Keyholes, Rainbows, Sajicas also might work for skirted Tetra.
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Here something I herd cichlids like eat small fish so don't get any that have big mouth if little tetra will fit they will be to tempted my cichlids live with kissing gourami
Wouldn't want to be that Kissing Gourami, definitely on borrowed time.
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Wouldn't want to be that Kissing Gourami, definitely on borrowed time.
True. Neon tetras I have.
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All Dwarf Cichlids, like Apistogramma, Rams, Laetacara, etc and some larger ones like Discus, Keyholes, Rainbows, Sajicas also might work for skirted Tetra.
Stick to these dwarf cichlids
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True. Neon tetras I have.
I have 4 kissing gourami they are much bigger than my cichlids
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What's your tank size?
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Keyholes and Bolivian Rams definately best bet. Curviceps also are good unless you have a breeding pair. Apistogram and normal rams are less hardy. Angels and Discus may dine on small tetras once they get larger.
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My bolivians are perfectly at peace in my community tank. I have neons, black skirts and other fish. A bit of expected chasing now and then but nothing aggressive. Remember, they are still cichlids.
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My tank is 10g with 3 neon tetras.
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10 gallons is too small for your fish. Just tetras And other small tropical fish. You can do 2 she'll dwellers. You'll have to read up on them tho.
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Kissing gourami can get up to a foot long. Get him out of that small tank. Convicts also get large, they need to be removed. Africans will be too aggressive for the Tetras, get them out. Just stick to tetras
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Neon tetras like to school. You'll need at LEAST 5
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Kissing gourami can get up to a foot long. Get him out of that small tank. Convicts also get large, they need to be removed. Africans will be too aggressive for the Tetras, get them out. Just stick to tetras
Thanks my tank is good size I don't need to change my cichlids are tiny not bothering my other fish u shouldn't have tetra with cichlids they Are to small if they fit in there mouth they will eat them
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Thanks my tank is good size I don't need to change my cichlids are tiny not bothering my other fish u shouldn't have tetra with cichlids they Are to small if they fit in there mouth they will eat them
Africans will just rip their fins off an leave them for dead.
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Thanks my tank is good size I don't need to change my cichlids are tiny not bothering my other fish u shouldn't have tetra with cichlids they Are to small if they fit in there mouth they will eat them
Just out of curiosity...how long have all of these fish been together?
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