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Is a 20 gallon too small?

Postby Djmrwillis » Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:18 pm

Hi everyone. I have my first cichlid tank going. Currently 4 plants and 3 fry. Electric yellow, Blue striped one (kenyi?), and one that might be rust or peacock. Fish seem to be doing great I took my time with the setup lots of water changes and rocks for them. All my water tests are coming back great.

My question is do I have too many fish for a 20 gallon? Should I switch right away or let them grow a little.

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Re: Is a 20 gallon too small?

Postby DJRansome » Mon Jul 04, 2016 10:47 pm

Your kenyi will need a 75G or larger, and Malawi like to be in groups. How big are the fry? When measuring, include the tail.
125G Borleyi, Multipunctata
75G Demasoni, Msobo, Lucipinnis
75G Calvus, Similis, Petricola
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