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post #1 of 4 Old 11-22-2010, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
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how many pairs maximum would you say?

hello,

real quick i was wonderig what is the maximum number of PAIRS of kribs would you put in a 29 gallon tank!

any and all help is great!!!
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post #3 of 4 Old 11-26-2010, 01:31 PM
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One pair only. They get a decent size, and males become territorial/aggressive when spawning. A 29g is presumably 24 inches in length which is too little for more than one pair.

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post #4 of 4 Old 11-26-2010, 01:56 PM
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I agree, 1 pair. But a 29 gallon is 30 inches long.

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