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Apistogramma with Mbuna

Postby ironspider » Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:40 pm

Stupid question: Will Apisto's live with mbuna? Apisto's eat shrimp and stuff so I don't know if they'll eat the food I give my mbuna's. I don't have an aggressive tank now, everyone is quite mellow.
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Re: Apistogramma with Mbuna

Postby sir_keith » Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:07 pm

No, no, a thousand times no. Too many reasons for why this is a really bad idea to even list.
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Re: Apistogramma with Mbuna

Postby Sinister-Kisses » Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:43 pm

HARD NO. Do not even test it out to see if it works. No mbuna is "mellow" enough to live nicely with apistos. As mentioned, the list of reasons why it's a no is lengthy, but the only real reason that needs to be made perfectly clear is that your mbuna will terrorize and kill apistos.

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40gal long: C. saulosi
Plus a whole bunch of betta tanks
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Re: Apistogramma with Mbuna

Postby jcover » Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:39 am

Like the others said, No.
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