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    luck with Peacock bass and other tank mates??

    Discussion in 'Cichla (Peacock Bass)' started by michael, Dec 19, 2005.

    1. michael

      michael Tri-State Fish Hoarder

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      Want to get a peacock bass but didn't know how it would do with my tankmates!? Should they be just with other p-bass??
       
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      what size tank ma man?
       
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      300g. Possible tankmates are in my sig.
       
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      i dont see why not

      go for it
       
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      Should be fine... just be sure to watch and observe them the first couple days. Look for any signs of possible problems or conflicts among the fish... if any, make any 'moves' or arrangements that you feel is necessary to solve or better the situation! Hope everything works out for you. Good luck! :thumbsup:

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      ive seen pics of peacoks and rays looked awsome...
       
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      Phull where you from....where did you get ur peacock bass...and where can i get one!
       
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      So far ive tried, arowanas , rays, dats, paroons, tigrinus, plecos
      geo species and it worked out great .
       
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      I think your biggest concern would be the growth rate of peacock bass. Considering that they will grow about an inch a month until they are 12", I would be a little concerned about the dats, but otherwise I think you would be alright.

      I have two monocs and they don't really bother my other tankmates. They are currently housed with a silver aro, an RTC, a TSN and a royal clown knife. As long as something won't fit in their mouths, tehy are typically very peaceful.
       
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      Got it from a buddy that raised 'em from 1" to nearly 2ft., all in one year! :eek: gone now tho... sold it! Shot of old ocellaris. :)

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