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Old 11-19-2008, 11:17 PM   #1
 
75g stocking

This is going to be a "show tank" for my living room so i would like monomorphic, colorful species........
right now im thinking 5 yellow labs, 15 demasoni, and 5 Ps. Acei..........would i be able to add a fourth species or would that be pushing it? also, i would like to have a few synos, ABN's or Clown Loaches..........
any suggestions?

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Old 11-20-2008, 03:07 AM   #2
 
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im not a cichlid person, but i do know clown loaches cant happen in a 75. they like shoals of 6+ and grow HUGE.
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:20 PM   #3
 
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I would skip out on the pleco and loaches. Both prefer softer, more acidic water than you'll be keeping the cichlids in. The syno would probably be a good choice.

I think you'd be able to add a fourth species given you cut back on the number of Demasoni.
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:33 PM   #4
 
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I would skip out on the pleco and loaches. Both prefer softer, more acidic water than you'll be keeping the cichlids in. The syno would probably be a good choice.

I think you'd be able to add a fourth species given you cut back on the number of Demasoni.
how's 12 dems?
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:46 PM   #5
 
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Hmm, that might work. Just be sure to avoid any fish that get really big and anything predatory as the Demasoni stay so small.
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Old 11-20-2008, 08:58 PM   #6
 
any suggestions on a fourth species?
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Old 11-21-2008, 12:45 AM   #7
 
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You might be able to do peacocks. Electric yellow labs are some of the more docile mbuna, and since Demasoni are so small you could give it a shot.
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Old 11-23-2008, 10:41 PM   #8
 
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