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Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby Reubz » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:57 pm

Hi,

Just looking for people's thoughts on a 75g all male tank. Also if you think it's possible what advice could you give o going about starting one up?

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Re: Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby tanker3 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:04 pm

All male Peacocks or Mbunas? Yes, it is possible.
75gal Tank White Labs, White Top Haras, Met. Membe Deep
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Re: Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby DJRansome » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:54 pm

If this is the same tank as your other post, it is a bowfront. Which makes it more challenging...less room on the bottom.

Still possible but a 75G rectangle would be a better choice.
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Re: Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby Reubz » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:17 pm

Hi,

I'd been in the market for a while and had planned on getting a 125g normal tank but I got offered a 75g bow front fluval with tetra 1000l/h canister filter, 300w heater and decent quality rock/substrate for £200/$280 plus home delivery.
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Re: Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby DJRansome » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:41 pm

I'd choose something else for this tank...especially since you say you are a beginner in the other post.
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Re: Is it possible to have an all male 75g tank?

Postby Bernese » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:24 am

I have an all male Peacock/Hap/Mbuna tank that's a 55g. I can say I really enjoy mine & everyone now gets along great! Just a short quick chase now & again as usual but my belief is you need to get them all close to the same size, within a inch. Plus I had less trouble with them because I bought already sexed males & didn't get them so small that I had to wait & see what I had because then I had the additional burden of trying to find homes for all the females? Then there is the chance you end up with all females & no males! So I bought mine at 2 & 3 inches with some already starting to show good color except that I have found that a lot of the Haps are late showing their color.
My suggestion is to take each species your interrested in & research their temperments. If any of them are aggressive, I wouldn't consider that one, at least until I have researched them all & see what I ended up with on the list? At least that's how I did it & I only considered the peaceful & the semi-aggressive. Then I also over stocked my tank as well to reduce the aggression that may arise. I lost a total of 4 before I got the right combination & 1 jumped out of the tank without my knowing until it was too late but I replaced him with another of the same.
Just wanted you to be awre of some of the things that you may want to do first but it most definately can be done!
Good Luck!
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