Should I buy another female apistogramma cacatuoides?

PeaP

Hello.
Should I buy another female apistogramma cacatuoides?
I already have 1 male and one female but they don't seem to act as a couple...my male died and I bought another one, female is from the last year...my previous male and this female which I still have today started breeding right away in the same parameters...i made some caves and I take out 50 percent of water every week...my aquarium is around 80l but it is more like a tower (50cm ×42×38)....i want to buy another female but I don't want them to fight...so what should I do....below is photo of my aquarium
 

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FishDin

The tank looks quite bright. I would add a bunch of floating plants and possibly a dark background.

With such a small footprint, I would be hesitant to add another female.
 

PeaP

The tank looks quite bright. I would add a bunch of floating plants and possibly a dark background.

With such a small footprint, I would be hesitant to add another female.
Yes, I ordered yesterday black background and external filter, so there will be more space...can you just say why this is a problem, I thought males are more territorial than females
 

Rye3434

Yes, I ordered yesterday black background and external filter, so there will be more space...can you just say why this is a problem, I thought males are more territorial than females
Females can become very aggressive when they have eggs and fry

In my first pair, I returned the female because she nearly killed the male
 

FishDin

Yes, I ordered yesterday black background and external filter, so there will be more space...can you just say why this is a problem, I thought males are more territorial than females
I just think that there is not enough space. It's not about female or male. It's just a tiny footprint.

I've kept multiple males and females in one tank and had no aggression, but not in a tiny tank.
 

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