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post #1 of 2 Old 01-26-2008, 12:20 AM Thread Starter
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Good tank mates for Jewels

After finding out that Jewels aren't Rift Lake cichlids I am uncertain about tank mates. I have read they are aggresive one place, aren't aggresive another place, and don't need the same high PH that the Lake fish do, so I am at a loss.

I currently have 6 Jewels that reside in my 145T and would like to get more fish to liven it up.

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ryan
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post #2 of 2 Old 01-26-2008, 10:21 AM
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Jewels should do well with most less aggressive Mbuna, Haplochromines, and some peacock cichlids. They are known to be a more aggressive cichlid, especially during spawning. The Jewels, though not a Rift lake cichlid, are an African variety, originating from the rivers of western africa.

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