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I have a 125 (72x18x20) tank that I am having some aggression issues with. My stocking is not ideal and I am trying to find a solution with removing the least amount of fish.

Current stocking
9 Yellow labs
4 Yellow tail Acei
4 Rusties
2 Albino Socolofi
2 Blue Dolphin Haps
2 Demasoni
1 Bristlenose Pleco
3 Peacocks (Sunshine, Red/Blue one, and Bright Pink/Red hybrid)

The mbuna range in size from 1.5 inches to 3 inches
The Peacocks are all about 3 inches.

The three Peacocks seem to run the tank and chase each other all the time. No one dominate fish, they all seem to be equal in chasing. This causes all the other fish to get uneasy and start darting around everywhere. I was worried about the Peacocks getting bullied by the mbuna, but that doesn't see to be the case.

I would like to have to peacocks because of the cool colors they have.

Any ideas?

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Remove the socolofi and demasoni. Make sure you have only one male moorii. I think your tank would be fully stocked right there without adding fish.

If you want more peacocks, remove 3 labs or the rusties. Then you could add another peacock or two.
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