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So I am still in the planning stages, but coming closer to deciding exactly what I want. I would be interested in all feedback (positive or negative) as I want to get it as close to perfect as I can!

I am going to set it up with Juvies, but eventially want the following in the tank:
Pair of Altolamprologus calvus Kapampa 'Ink Fin'
Pair of Eretmodus sp. "Cyanostictus North' Kigoma Red
1 male with 3 female Lamprologus ocellatus 'Gold'
10 Paracyprichromis nigripinnis 'Blue Neon'

I have decided on a 46 gallon bow front aquarium (36"x16.25"X20")

Tahitian Moon Sand
Lava Rock (red) and red slate most of the way up the back to make caves leaving swimming room in front
A large piece of slate at top about 1/2 inch below surface for Gobies to drop fry
Rock held together by silicon calking/glue
12 Neothauma Shells (for L. ocellatus)
12 Whelk Shells (for Calvus if they choose to use these as opposed to caves)
Black Felt behind aquarium for background

Filters:
Fluval 305
Magnum 350 Pro (with Biowheel)

Lighting: Still trying to decide on optimal light choice

I am planning to get the following fish probably as juveniles:
6 Calvus (Remove 4 once a pair forms)
6 Gobies (Remove 4 once pair forms)
6 Ocellatus (Remove nondominant males, leaving 1 male and 3-4 females once mature)
10 Nigripinnis (will try for 3 males and the rest females, but who knows)

Do the Gobies like to choose their own mates and will 6 be the best way to form a good pair?

Please give me feedback and comments so I can make this a great tank!

Thanks!!
 

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PM DJRansome about your fish setup. He is the only one i know to keep such fish
 
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