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Freshwater Fish

How many Kribensis (Pelvicachromis pulcher) in 180 liters (39.6 US gal.)?

Hello, in the long run, you can in any case keep only one pair in the aquarium, the aquarium size is not sufficient for two pairs. It would be ideal if a possibly not accepted...

Freshwater Fish

Is it normal that Altolamprologus calvus grow very slowly?

Hello, Concerning "growth":yes, this is normal! Altolamprologus indeed grow very slowly.A 10 cm (3.9 in.) female would be a really capital specimen, although they may occasionally...

Freshwater Fish

Is it possible that Ancistrus catfish attach themselves to other fish?

Hello, yes, this is actually possible. Some loricariids tend to attach themselves to other fish occasionally, which may lead to skin damages. Keeping tropical fish and goldfish...

Freshwater Fish

Keep Firemouth and Convict Cichlids (Thorichthys meeki/Cryptoheros nigrofasciatus) together?

Hello, "exactly the same" is maybe a bit too strong, but at least they originate from similar biotopes. The species do not get along very well with each other (if both are in the...

Freshwater Fish

Kribensis (Pelvicachromis pulcher) - male is aggressive towards the female

Hello, a sufficiently large aquarium (at least 80 cm, better 1 m length) with many places to hide (roots, caves, plants) are important in this case. A possible cause for this...

Freshwater Fish

Kribensis (Pelvicachromis pulcher) attack older juveniles when there are new eggs

Hello, generally, the parents only want to chase away the older fry, but losses may indeed occur due to lacking space especially in a (too!) small tank if they cannot get out of the...

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