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post #1 of 3 Old 12-01-2007, 12:56 AM Thread Starter
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cichlids and barbs?

Just wondering if any cichlids were compatible with barbs? I currently have 2 tiger barbs and 1 red fin shark that were transferred from my 20g hex to my new 46g bow..............I went to a "mom and pop" aquarium shop today and the kid said that I couldnt put cichlids with them...........any advice?...........

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post #2 of 3 Old 12-01-2007, 01:03 AM
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He could be referring to the Rift Valley cichlids which, in fact, do not make suitable tankmates. Keyhole cichlids and bolivian rams would be your best bet.

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post #3 of 3 Old 12-01-2007, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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Any other suggestions for the tank?
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