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    New addition for new world tank

    Discussion in 'Central and South American Cichlids' started by Joscar, May 15, 2018.

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      Looking for a rare large new world chichlid in a 220 my stock list is
      1 10 inch oscar
      1 6 inch paratalipia polini
      1 8 inch red faced sevrum
      2 4 inch green sevrum
      1 10 inch synodontist

      Im doing about 1200 gallons per hour in filtration

      Any ideas?
       
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      Geophagus brasiliensis and Acarichthys heckelii are nice. Also Vieja and trimac
       
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      Mesoheros atromaculatum and gephyrum are very nice and IME not nearly as aggressive as festae.
       
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      I wouldn't do a big aggressive CA cichlid like a vieja, trimac, midas. They are on a different level of aggression than the more peaceful severums, Oscar, etc that you have, likely to dominate the tank, and the other cichlids won't be ready to deal with it. I would stick with other south American cichlids like maybe a hoplarchus, or the heckelii mentioned. A crenicichla atabapo would work too.
       
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      Hypeselectara Temporalis would be nice, as mentioned, hoplarchus or a Pike could work.
       
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      Or a school of silver dollars.
       
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      You could try O. Heterospila . Central american that acts like a south american. Plus gets pretty big if you are patient.
       

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