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I have one in my all male tank. Right now, my favorite fish hands down. I love the color that he changes in a split second. Great fish, very compatable with my mix of mbuna (he's not a whimp and not a bully at the same time)I like them. Once a get a bigger tank the polit will mos'def be one of the species I keep. Just my 2 cents
 

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I have a 3.75" male & IME as well, they can hold their own with multiple males. I decided against keeping a group of them because of the drab females; but the males are impressive. I have to agree with esparzar1.
 

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I have some juvies. Looking forward to seeing them grow.
 

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I have a small group of 5 in my cummunity tank. They are my favorite, with the best personality.
They are brave to larger fish and not a bully to smaller tank mates. They are highly agressive to other Polit males though. They breed often, regardless of tank mates and no other species cares to breed with the polit females, so it works out.
I do for see a Problem with the White top Hara's I have, the male's are somewhat the same color and they dont care for each other either.
 

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loffy74 said:
I do for see a Problem with the White top Hara's I have, the male's are somewhat the same color and they dont care for each other either.
You probably will, my dom. male Cyno. Hara really didn't care for my male Met. Membe Deep & kept him from coloring up - too similar in color.
 

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My Polit and Hara's don't bother each other. I mean, my dom male Hara is the king of the tank so he chases everyone, but I have not seem him pay special attention to the Polit. I do have 2 other males and 1 female Hara in that tank though. I had another male Hara in there too, but I had to remove him due to aggression, the other two males are next.

Here is my Polit. That is my female Hara next to him.

 

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I'd use the hex for another species and skip the Malawi for that tank. These guys would be better for a 36" or 48" long tank.
 
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