New tank for Mbuna need advice
I am going to build an aquarium for Mbuna species in my garage. Untill now I do not know what is the best size to do. Maybe a help from you is great I am going to get a few Labidochromis caeruleus and a few Pseudotropheus demasoni or Pseudotropheus saulosi but then there will be too much yellow maybe 10-15 of each group.
1. Firstly the tank 75gallon, 80gallon or larger? (I prefer not larger then 80 gallon)
2. How can I make sure that I get most females and not much males?
3. I am going to get a few bristlenose for a clean up crew.
4. As for stones I got some limescale stones already.
5. As for gravel I am going to get some black sand.
6. Temperature would be set for about 25°C.
7. Would they interbreed?
wouldn't the acei and hongi interbreed with each other of the species that I mentioned before?
what do you mean by vent them? It is listed on the second question.
thanks for your replies :)
I didn't mean add all of them I meant acei or hongi or rusty cichlid. Although It's POSSSIBLE any mbuna species will interbreed usually only species with similar color, shape, or fish that belong to the same species will interbreed. Keeping a lot of the same species will lessen the chance that a fish will breed outside it's own species.
Venting is looking at the vent of a fish in order to tell it's gender. Her's a link.
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