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I just set up a new 100 gal I have 2 electric yellows and 2 electric blues can any one suggest what else to add this is going to be a show tank dont care about breeding oh and how many of each.Thank all advice is apprecated. Pat
 

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I like the white-tailed acei. I have some yellow labs in mine and the acei look really good with it. The white-tailed male is really beautiful with a back body, white edged fins, and a blue face.
 

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If you want to keep the blues i would go down the "Hap" path.
Check out the Protomelas species, my favorite being the Red Empress but you can keep any of them and have 2 different ones the taiwan reef is another beauty.
Maybe have a look at the Nimbichromis, Fusco is nice as is the Venustus.
There are a few strong Peacocks out there to which are worth investigating
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First I would add to the species you have. Six labs. Are the blues Fryeri? One male and three or four females.

Then before deciding on another species, I'd want to know the dimensions of the tank.
 

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pat3612 said:
I just set up a new 100 gal I have 2 electric yellows and 2 electric blues can any one suggest what else to add this is going to be a show tank dont care about breeding oh and how many of each.Thank all advice is apprecated. Pat
get your wallet out now because you should buy as many different MALE haps or peacocks or mbuna(YOUR CHOICE) now.... You will want a final stock list around 30 fish, look for different types as well as different colors for your best chance of them coexisting.
 

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First I would add to the species you have. Six labs. Are the blues Fryeri? One male and three or four females.

Then before deciding on another species, I'd want to know the dimensions of the tank.
The tanks is 4 ft long by 2 ft high by2 ft wide Pat
 

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Why not go with an all male tank if you want a show tank and don't care about breeding?

This would mean buying fish mature enough to sex, or removing females as they mature, but will allow you to stock the tank with more species for a nice look.

In this area, you shouldn't have any problems finding anything you want. It might take a bit of effort and networking, but we're surrounded by great fish and great breeders.

Kim
 
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