Would Astatotilapia latifasciata fit with my existing fish ?

Dechi

I have 4 white tail acei, 4 demasoni and 3 yellow labs (still juveniles) in a 45 gallons tank at the moment. I’m waiting for my new 75 gallons to be delivered soon.

I’m new to cichlids and in the last month I’ve experienced Mbuna aggression. I had to remove 1 yellow lab that was getting badly beaten by the tank boss, Benny the dominant yellow lab. After seeing this, I’ve changed my mind about having only Mbunas. I am now aiming for a little more peaceful fish. I also need red/orange fish. Would Astatotilapia latifasciata be a good addition to this tank ? I’ve researched them and I know they can be kept together but I’d like hands on opinions.

My store has juveniles in stock so I would be getting 4, hoping for an ideal ratio of 1m:3f which is not likely to happen if I go by what I got for the first groups.

Thanks !
 

Dechi

BigBeardDaHuZi SinisterCichlids A201

What do you think about my idea ?
 
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A201

Zebra Obliquidens do well in groups. The females aren't near as colorful. The males are green w/ black stripes & when the males are feeling dominant they develope a red belly.
They are tough enough to be with your Mbuna. Here's a pic of my male.

20201223_093603.jpg
 
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Dechi

Zebra Obliquidens do well in groups. The females aren't near as colorful. The males are green w/ black stripes & when the males are feeling dominant they develope a red belly.
They are tough enough to be with your Mbuna. Here's a pic of my male.

20201223_093603.jpg

Wow, that’s great ! Is 4 or 5 of them enough ?
 
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A201

I'm sure that number would work fine. I only have two. No problems.
 
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