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Hey guys..I finally cycled my tank and im ready to start with my cichlids..Thinkin of keeping 4-6 yellow labs in my 30gallon..Now for the question..What other malawis can i stock with my labs?Thanx guys apreciate any help..
 

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how long is the tank?

Yellow labs and Demasoni always look cool, but you have to keep a good number of Demasoni.

The other things you might look at are:
Pseudotropheus Saulosi
Msobo Deep
Rustys
Acei

Personally I think the yellow labs are beautiful but they are so common it's kind of boring. I like the activity of the Acei's and Demasoni, and the Rustys have a cool purple/brown look to them and are very playful.
 

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Thanx 4 the quick reply..Tank is 36 inches long n heard that demosonis r excelent fish to keep with my labs but the problem is that in south africa its very hard 2 purchase demos :(
 

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I will guess your tank, if rectangular, is either 30x12x18 or 36x12x16.
Either way, if you want Mbuna and you want yellow, I would suggest a Pseudotropheus Saulosi species tank. Maybe 1M 3F. The sexual dimorphism is like two species for the price of one.
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/profiles/species.php?id=1
 

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Definately a Ps. Saulosi tank. So simple, yet always so nice.
If you want to keep your labs though don't get Saulosi because they cross breed easily.
Get another dwarf mbuna like the Cyno Afra or go completely against the norm and check out the Pundamilla species in the profile section. They are from lake Victoria and the Nyererie which in my opinion are the nicest ones will breed in just 20g and they will never cross breed with the labs. I have heard of people have this set up and working very well.
Good luck :thumb:
 

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Tnx guys 4 the advice realy apreciate it..Wil definetly post some pics when fully stocked..Tnx again. :thumb:
 
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