Biggest cichlids for 55 gallon

MrBichir

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Hey y’all just wanderin if you have Any ideas of a large cichlid that could go in my 55 gallon but that would be ok with large tetras and plants. Thanks.
 

fishguy1978

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Blue acara or rainbow cichlids depending on what plants. Geophagus pyrocephalus would work too.
 

Deadeye

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Any of the convict relatives are a good fit. I like rainbows a lot too.
 
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fishguy1978

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What about angel fish or discus?
Those are so yesterday :ROFL:. Angels would work but not discus. Discus would need a wider tank.
 
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The Masked Shadow

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Angels would work. I’ve seen people keep jack dempseys in 55s, though I do recommend a 75.
 

MrBichir

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Thanks for your suggestions 😃could rainbow cichlids and rams live together in a 55 gallon with larger tetra and some catfish?
 
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