Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

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I want a few medium-big cichlids rather then many small .



What are your stocking ideas ?



Dimensions of the tank Length : 100 cm depth : 40 cm height: 50 cm



There can also be 1 big cichlid and a couple og medium sized, hope you all understand what i want
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Rocksor replied the topic: Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

For what you want, you should get a 6 foot long tank. A 52 US gallon tank, won't be able to support more than 1 10" fish due to territory space, so no, I would not recommend getting 1 big cichlid over 10" and other medium size cichlids ~6". Cichlids are highly aggressive and will defend 100cm of space.

A single Jack Dempsey, a single severum, a single Loisellei, or single green terror would work since it takes many years for it to 10".

You could get 2-3 medium size cichlids like firemouths.
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purplecandle replied the topic: Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

It's very difficult to make a community cichlid tank. Unless you have lake in your living room. You just can't stock them like tetras.

You do have some options... but not really what you're hoping for. Are there any other types of fish you would like?
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Or just medium sized like convicts(full grown) , i would then like about 6 medium sized cichlids ,give me your stocking idea please
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cichlidthinker replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

say this stock for an example,

1x male convict
1x male firemouth
1x male severum
1x male salvini

1x male blue acara

Would this work ? :)
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Rocksor replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

what do you have available at the nearest fish stores? more possibilities if you are willing to order online.
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cichlidthinker replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

Not much aviable i would have to order them through my lfs, but what would your idea be like? Im open to everything
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cichlidthinker replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

But do you think that stock would be ok for that sozed tank ?
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cichlidthinker replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

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daddadoo7 replied the topic: Re:Medium-big cichlid for a 54 gallon ?help me

Too many fish. Maybe the con and firemouth or the salvini by itself...they can be aggressive

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