Cichlid Stocking

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Fishboy123, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Fishboy123Valued MemberMember

    For my oceanic cube 30 gallons. I'm planning on putting the stock like this. 1 black calvus and 3 multifasciatus. Is this a good stocking? Or should I add more multis?

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  2. Adam55Well Known MemberMember

    I think the calvus needs a little bit of a bigger tank, but you could easily add more multis.
  3. Marie1Well Known MemberMember

    The calvus will also eat the multis.
  4. Fishboy123Valued MemberMember

    This seems to be a very arguable topic. A couple people also said calvus make great tank mates with multis. I will also be getting my 3 multis and the one calvus at 1 inch in size. Calvus are also slow growers right?

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  5. Fishboy123Valued MemberMember

    Okay now I am pretty stressed out with all the conflicting opinions I got. How about some julies instead of the calvus? Maybe 3? Im thinking ill add more multies like 4 or 5. So ill add the multis first and then maybe add a small calvus or 3 Julidochromis Ornatus or Transcriptus? Does that sound good?

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