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55 african stocking ?

Discussion in 'Old World' started by frkyltn, Aug 26, 2011.

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    OK..I have a 55 african tank with:

    3- Yellow labs
    3- Aceis
    3- Socolofi
    3 -Rub red peacocks
    3- Tretocephalus (5 bar cichlid)

    I had 2 chocolate cichlids in there wich have since been rehoused in my 46 bow....all fish are about 1 1/2 inchs. Wanted to know if Im over stocked or if I could add more,either 1 more of each of the fish I already have or maybe 1-3 of a dffrnt fish? thank you

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    You probably want to swap out the trets and increase the size of the other groups.
     
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    are the trets aggrsve? i ahev read they are but the breader I bought from said they were not and that he has had them with yellow labs before.
     
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    also the seem to be the most peaceful in my tank
     
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    whts a good # to increase by without it being overstocked?
     
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    Nice setup dude. What lighting are you running on that one? Want to build a tile backdrop for it?
     
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    Probably 6 of each and get rid of extra males. You will be technically be overstocked, but if you over filter and keep up with water changes, you should be fine.
     

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