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Newbie Question

Postby 1968grady » Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:38 am

Hello,
I am currently in process of changing my aquarium to an Mbuna tank and the following is what I would like to keep, Is this a good stock list and will it be ok for these to be together. Thank You
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Pseudotropheus Acei ( 1M to 3F)
Pseudotropheus Salousi ( 1M to 4F) or Cynotilapia Afra (blue-barred) (1M to 5F)
Metriaclima Estherae (1M to 5F).
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Re: Newbie Question

Postby Deeda » Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:53 am

Hi and Welcome to C-F!

What are the dimensions of your aquarium?
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Re: Newbie Question

Postby 1968grady » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:15 am

I have a 240ltr tank, which is 4ft wide and 1.5 foot wide
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Re: Newbie Question

Postby DJRansome » Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:42 am

I would shoot for 1m:6f of each to get the right level of overcrowding to manage aggression. You may find you have a lot of yellow and orange with 6 female saulosi and 7 estherae.

But the mix seems to be workable.
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