dwarf cichlids in a community ??

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by scotty b, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. scotty b

    scotty b Well Known Member Member

    i am going to get som in store cred at a lfs and was thinking of maybe getting a dwarf or 2,..
    rams or kribs or Apistogrammas

    i have long finned guppy and endlers will dwarfs work? :;juggle
     
  2. C

    Cichlidnut Fishlore VIP Member

    Kribs will be the most aggressive of those listed. I think Apisto's would be a good choice.
     
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    scotty b

    scotty b Well Known Member Member

    okay what is the likeliness that they wont rip at fins? should i look into 1 or 2-3 ive herd that having multiples can help against hostility towards tankmates
     
  4. nippybetta

    nippybetta Well Known Member Member

    How big is the tank you're considering putting them in?

    I've never kept apistos, but rams seem quite peaceful.
     
  5. C

    Cichlidnut Fishlore VIP Member

    Apisto's can be quite shy.
     
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    scotty b

    scotty b Well Known Member Member

    they dident have any dwarfs so i ended up getting a load of plants
     
  7. jetajockey

    jetajockey Fishlore VIP Member

    What plants didja get?
     
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    scotty b

    scotty b Well Known Member Member

    3-4 types of valls, a mother sword plant, fox tails, onion plant, a plant i am unsure of its like a bright green more delicate fanwort, also a can of fish flakes, air stones and a snail

    i figured .75 a snail in store credit was good and brought in 43 snails (not even half of what i have)
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2012
  9. nippybetta

    nippybetta Well Known Member Member

    Woah- 75 cents for what kind of snail? Were they MTS or bitty little pond snails?
     
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    scotty b

    scotty b Well Known Member Member

    They were young mysterysnails
     




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