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60 gallon tank...need some suggestions on Utinta.

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I've got a 60 gallon with two large piles of lace rock work on opposing ends and a large open area in the middle covered in shells.

There is a bit of vallisneria in the center, along with some mosses and anubias growing on the rockwork.

Current tank inhabitants are 9 ocellatus gold and 6 firefin/redfin compressiceps. The comps are only about 1.25-1.5" right now so it will be some time before I need to thin out the males.

I'm wondering if I could squeeze some Cyp. Utinta in here as well or if it will be pushing the bioload too far and/or be overcrowding the tank.

I'll try to get some pictures up on Friday or Saturday to give a better idea of what I'm working with.
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I'd up the filtration by adding prefilters onto your powerheads or a HOB filter. As is, your tank is getting cycled through a filter 4 times an hour, and that's not quite enough, IME. I try to get at least 6 and up to 10 times per hour. WIth additional filtration, there's plenty of room for cyps in your tank. :thumb:
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