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julidochromis ornate and neolamprologus multifaciatus

Discussion in 'African Rift Lake Cichlids' started by gordonw, Jan 29, 2012.

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    Im reading that these two can be housed together in a large enough aquarium and was curious if anyone has a setup with these 2? id love to see pics of anyones setup
     
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    livebearerfreak you are hypnotized! LOL

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    ones a rock dwelllng and other a shell dweller.... i would get atleast a 55... half rocks and half shells ( 4 fooot so 2 foot of space each ) 2 maybe 3 pairs each ( shell dweller and rock dweller ) but for one pair, 8 shells per pair so 24 to 30 shells for the 3 pairs of shell dwellers ( multis ) and tones of rocks for the julidocromis.......
     
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    At the moment it just a thought, or possibility of use of a tank right now. Its a 110g, and im playing with the idea of a fake 3d backround carved out to be multiple caves and the look of stacked rocks with a sand/crushed coral substrate and many, many shells. But again just a thought at the moment, im hoping someone may have a pic of their setup of the 2 fish
     
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    livebearerfreak you are hypnotized! LOL

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    whats your current stock of the 110?
     
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    its currently empty
     
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    livebearerfreak you are hypnotized! LOL

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    i would personally do peacocks/haps :) maybe a few yellow labs :)
     
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    If i do any sort of cichlid in there at all, im pretty set on multis, was looking around at potential tankmates and found the julidochromis
     
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    jpappy789 Plants need meat too

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    I had transcriptus with a multi colony in a 55g and it worked well...I wish I had pics when it was at its "peak" but then I got a bad outbreak of GDA and then broke it down when I moved to school.

    With that size tank you should look into getting some Cyprichromis. ;)
     
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    Pittbull ALL BOW DOWN TO THE FIN GODS

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    This is my Tanganyika community setup, i think you will be fine with that size tank just place some rocks and shells and you will be fine..

    Mine is a 120gal 5' footprint with sand gravel mix, creek rock and shells.. Species are Julidochromis Marlieri, Julidochromis Dickfieldi, Julidochromis Albino Ornatus, 10 Multi's, 12 Altolamprologus Compressiceps Orange Mwela, a pair of Brichardi's and 3 Paracyprichromis Nigripinnis, plenty of space and really no issues except the squabble every now and then..

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    Thank you Pitbull, just what i wanted to see.
     

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