55 Gallon Tank New Tank!

pinksprklmonkey

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Hi all!

Because of reading all your great advise on the board I have FINALLY decided on what I am stocking my 30 Gallon tank. I now have to decide exactly what I want in my new 55 Gallon tank which will begin the fishless cycle along with my 30 Gallon on Monday!! ;D

Since I am going to have mostly small fish in my 30, I would like to go with larger fish in the 55, specifically Cichlids. I would love a really colorful tank. I have been reading about so many different kinds of cichlids and their different habitat/aggression requirements that I am a bit confused. I really like the look of the yellow labs, demasonis, aceis (I'm not sure that's spelled correctly), and turquoise haps.

One of the moderators was awesome and sent me a link to "cookie cutter" set ups for cichlids but i didn't see a combo on there that was exactly what I was looking for. Does anyone have any suggestions for a colorful cichlid tank?
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Shawnie

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on that link I shared with you, you need to scroll down and it has a ton of different species that can be mixed and how many of each is recommended if you dont see them combined, its not recommended
 

navyscuba

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That's my partner in crime Shawnie promoting Cichlids. She was a little scared about them first until She got Hooked. hahahahaha
 

LyndaB

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Cichlids are an awesome choice! They are indeed beautiful and sometimes have interesting shapes, too.
 
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