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Here are some nice groupings of readily available fishes that will give you a lot of color variety, aren’t likely to crossbreed, and are reasonably compatible:

1) A highly aggressive community (the loss of all but one male of each species and at least some females is likely: avoid this selection unless you are very brave)

Melanochromis auratus: yellow and dark-brown females, and dark-brown and silver-blue males. Or Melanochromis chipokae: black and electric-blue males, whitish and dark-brown females. M. chipokae is one of the predatory species, with M. melanopterus.

Pseudotropheus elongatus: deep blue and black barred males and brownish females. May be confused with Pseudotropheus minutus, a similarly shaped and colored, but smaller and much less aggressive, fish.

Pseudotropheus crabro: a yellow to golden-brown fish with dark brown vertical bars ("bumble bee").

2) A moderately aggressive community (some fish may still be lost):

Labeotropheus trewavasse: an indigo-blue fish with an orange dorsal (although other color morphs also exist).

Red zebras (Pseudotropheus estherae): a yellow-orange to orange-red fish.

Pseudotropheus minutus: deep blue and black barred males and brownish females. Do not confuse with Pseudotropheus elongatus, a similarly elongated and colored fish, but one that’s larger and much more aggressive.

Melanochromis johannii: black and electric-blue males, pale yellow females.

3) Another moderately aggressive community, (some fish may still be lost):

BB zebra (Pseudotropheus zebra): a stunning "black barred" and blue fish.

Pseudotropheus socolofi: a sky blue fish.

kenyi (Pseudotropheus lombardoi): a fish with blue and silver females, and orange males.

Labeotropheus fuelleborni "OB": an "orange-blotched" fish with an orangish background and black, blue, and white spangles ("calico").

4) A less aggressive community (no losses of fish are expected):

Labidochromis caeruleus: Colors range from spectacular solid yellow, through white, to black bars on a blue background. However, it is likely that these color morphs actually represent separate undescribed species.

Iodotropheus sprengerae: this fish is variable in color (most are quite plain) but nice ones have a yellowish-brown background and mauve sides (and are the only predominantly mauve aquarium fish available).

Cynotilapia afra: a blue and black barred fish with a yellow-orange dorsal fin (although other color morphs also exist).

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Santanu_Changkakati said:
3) Another moderately aggressive community, (some fish may still be lost):

BB zebra (Pseudotropheus zebra): a stunning "black barred" and blue fish.

Pseudotropheus socolofi: a sky blue fish.

kenyi (Pseudotropheus lombardoi): a fish with blue and silver females, and orange males.

Labeotropheus fuelleborni "OB": an "orange-blotched" fish with an orangish background and black, blue, and white spangles ("calico").
It wouldn't be very wise to mix a Metriaclima sp. "Zebra Chilumba" (BB Zebra) with a Metriclima lombardoi. These two species are very aggressive and extremely territorial. Female Metriaclima sp. "Zebra Chilumba" are similar in appearance to female M. lombardoi and will likely cause some problems.

All of these suggestions are entirely dependent on the size of the tank the fish will be going into. A very large tank would be suggested for any of the more aggressive mixes.

You can also find some detailed species suggestions for various tank sizes in our COOKIE CUTTERS.
 

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I like what your doing here, a new touch on the old cookie cutters, you could also add tank sizes and the numbers of each. Just thoughts.
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