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125 Mbuna Stocking

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Post Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:20 pm
scott Level 3 Member
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Location: Buffalo, MN
Purchased a new 125 6' tank for the top of a stand i built with 2 40 breeders on the bottom. No room underneath for a sump or canister so filtering the new 125 with 2 AquaClear 110's. The tank has quite a bit of rock (holey, lace, and local landscaping obsidian rock) and some java fern and anubius for a bit of greenery.

Planning on the following fish. 6-10 juveniles and maybe a couple of adults of each and re-homing the extra males as they mature.

Petrotilapia sp. chitumba
Metriaclima sp. msobo deep
Labidochromis caerleus
Pseudotropheus williamsi north
Labeotropheus trewavasae 'mpanga red'
Synodontis lucipinnis

This will be my 'show tank' with no real expectations of retrieving any fry (if any). Will be too much of a pita to pull all the rock to get any fry.

Hopefully the stocking list will work out long term.

Here's a picture of the tank now but will probably change rock around as I see fit.


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