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Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby Kagia » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:45 pm

For a properly stocked (high female to male ratio) 75 gallon Saulosi only tank, what is the highest number of adult males a person could realistically stock? Also, how many females in total?

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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby DJRansome » Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:19 pm

Shoot for 20 total with 4 females per male. So 4 males. It is possible that only one male will color well.
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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby Trademark » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:16 am

What could you add if you wanted an equal number of blue and yellow?
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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby shiftyfox » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:22 am

You wouldn’t want an equal number of male and female.
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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby DJRansome » Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:52 pm

Trademark wrote:What could you add if you wanted an equal number of blue and yellow?
I would not try this with saulosi, but you would do one species blue like callainos and one species yellow like yellow labs. For a 75G rectangle it would be 1m:6f of each.
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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby Trademark » Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:07 am

Thanks DJ, that’s what I was looking for. Was not trying to get there with Saulosi. I should have been more clear.
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Re: Saulosi tank stocking question

Postby Kagia » Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:36 pm

DJRansome wrote:Shoot for 20 total with 4 females per male. So 4 males. It is possible that only one male will color well.

Thanks.

I'm trying to decide whether I want a single or multi species tank. I know which mbuna species I like and would want in the same tank, but I know it isn't advisable to mix certain species. Might be cool to just do a single species tank.
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