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i would like to get some female rustys to go in a spare tank with my male but i want to put some yellow lab fry in there also so they dont have to grow out in a 14 gallon. Would they get killed by the rustys while they are trying to breed. How big should the fry be before i can safely put them in with the rusty ? rusty is approx 3 inches and the spare tank is 50 gallons
 

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The fry need to be large enough to NOT fit inside the Rusty's mouths.

A 14G tank should be fine for growing out Yellow labs. I really don't understand what the rush is, unless they are larger than what I would call fry.

Rusties are one of the more passive mbuna, but males can be quite aggressive at spawning time.

Kim
 
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