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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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Depending on your filtration of course there should be ample rooms to add some cyps into the mix. Is it a 4' tank? You may also find that the ocellatus will thin themselves out depending on how many of them are males. There is room in that 60 for some more fish, but give the bacteria some time to adjust before you crowd the tank with 10 more fish.
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