|dmuddle ||03-07-2012 11:35 PM |
Convict cichlid in 20 gallon tank
Can I get a single convict cichlid in a 70 litre tank?? I want a cichlid and a convict seems right. I dont want any little cichlids, I want a big aggressive one and a convict is right for me
|ladayen ||03-08-2012 12:51 PM |
I wouldn't do it long term. They need a bit more room to swim.
|rrcoolj ||03-08-2012 06:01 PM |
I full grown convict will need a 3ft tank so at least 30 gallons.
|K98058 ||03-15-2012 07:00 PM |
a 20 gallon long would work. I have had a single convict in one of those for nearly 10 years now. Fish doesn't seem to mind and I have some glass marbles in there that she likes to push around when she isn't busy digging.
|dmuddle ||03-15-2012 07:02 PM |
thankyou K98058 finally someone who can give me hope
|James 1995 ||03-15-2012 08:13 PM |
Personally, I think they need at least a 20g long or 29g. It's the absolute minimum I would recommend and a bigger tank would be better. It can be done successfully. Just keep on top of water changes and such. What kind of filter do you have?
|dmuddle ||03-15-2012 08:20 PM |
a really crappy one at the moment but im getting a bigger one in a coupkle of weeks im not getting the convict soon, i getting a free conjag
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