cichlids

  1. kmsmith90

    kmsmith90 Initiate Member

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    Is a 40 gal big enough for mbunas?
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Fishlore Admin Moderator Member

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    It all depends on the number you get and what specific species of mbuna. Larger tanks are always better, but generally speaking I think would be ok with a couple mbunas in a 40 gallon. Keep in mind that they require special water parameters (pH and hardness). Really neat fish though.
     

  3. fletch

    fletch Member Member

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    Im not sure how big yours will get but as a rough rule you should follow this:
    1 inch of fish to 1 gallon. So if you add up the size of all your mbunas and its less than 40 inches, your ok.
    what mbunas do you have?
     

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