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Hi,

I'm seeking advice as a beginner with aquarium.

I have a Juwel 240L with following fish: 20 cardinal tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi), 7 endler's (small domesticated variant), 5 small ancistrus spp. (domesticated), 1 Royal whiptail catfish (Sturisoma aureum). Few days ago I bought some cichlids without doing proper research and I have this following issue:

I bought a pair of ram cichlid (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi) -> female and male (that keep close together,) and Agassiz's dwarf cichlid (Apistogramma agassizii) -> one male and two females. They are both of domesticated origin. I have a well planted aquarium with rocks, roots and a variety of plants. So to my problem, the female A. agassiz's have occupied each ends of the aquarium and chases the M. ramirezi every time they get too close, further the male A. agassiz's tends to patrol between each female and every now and then he chases the M. ramirezi.

So, in my case it is not a good idea to have both species, and who should I keep A. agassizii or M. ramirezi? Also in the light of the other fish I have and water quality?

Water quality:
Ph=7.5
Nitrate <0.3 mg/L
KH=4
GH=6

Regards, Kes
 
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