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  1. New 150 suggestions and advice

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hey Guys, I'm new to the forum so first off I would like to say hello. Im in the earlier stages of my 150 gallon planted aquarium. Since I am new to planted aquariums Id like to hear what you guys have to say. For the most part, I would be getting any type of plant that is too difficult to...
  2. Need Cichlid Stocking Opinions

    I have a 90 gallon aquarium with only a few baby cichlids in it right now. I need some educated opinions about what else to put in it. The tank has lots of hiding spots--cichlid stones, a big hollow pirate ship, lava rock, and a couple of plants. (One anubias nana and one plastic/silk plant. I...
  3. Stock the 55 G with Mbuna!

    I have a community setup, but looking to make a transition to cichlids.. -FILTRATION: Currently have an emperor 280 and Aquaclear 70 HOB filters...calculates to about 10x turnover/hour. Pretty good, but I've heard many switch to canister filters with cichlids...?? Do they work better? Do i need...
  4. All male haps/peacocks with some tangs?

    Hey I was curious if anybody has tried adding some tangs with peacocks and haps, ie copad azeurus and aul stuartgranti undu reef<< some of what I have, I was wondering if like callochromis would work near the bottom? Or like a school of cyprichromis? I know people have done leleupi,calves and...
  5. Setting up new tank and would like help on compatible African Mbuna cichlids

    I recently purchased a 55 gallon aquarium and want to stock it with lake Malawi Mbuna cichlids. In the research I have been doing it stresses being careful that the cichlids are compatible. I would like as colorful as possible with red, blue, and yellow. From what I have read most blue cichlids...