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post #11 of 12 Old 12-20-2007, 01:18 PM
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Another thing I heard aslo is its good to kinda over crowd the tank but not a lot.
What is the reasoning behind this? I have heard this only with some affrican cics and while I can't say for sure as I've never kept them, I think it's to do with agression levels.

With DPs overcrowding would actually lead to a worse agression problem. With any peeaceful community fish such as livebearers or tetras it will only cause a lack of swimming space and lead to bad water quality due to the bioload being exceeded.
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post #12 of 12 Old 12-21-2007, 08:23 AM Thread Starter
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Well I meant to say african cichlids because I also have a 55 gallon with all cichlids in it. I just wanted to know if its ok for other fish but it seems to not be.
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