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Recently I have heard that you can keep peacocks and haps of different color in the same tank with minimal risk of cross breeding as long as the females look different.....

I know there is always a chance of them crossing but with many male and female peacocks of the
same species and hap male and female of the same species they dont have such a great chance because they are content with their own species?

For instance an Aulonocara Rubescens and Otopharynx Lithobate because the females look so different?

Can anyone confirm or deny this?? :-?
 

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Also please say if this is just a stupid question! :roll:
 

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I never heard that about multiple peacock species in a tank. A hap and a peacock should be pretty safe as long as you avoid fryeri.
 

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Thanks I just wanted to clarify on it.
I know mixing any Aulonocara species can produce hybrids but i wasnt sure on haps and peacocks.
I have heard that about Fryeri.
 

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Yes, they can cross, but 1000s of hobbyists have keep smaller Haps with Aulonocara successfully. Actually works well because you can get multiple males (of different species) colored up in the tank at the same time.
 
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