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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-07-2004, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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Would you recommend getting some chichilids for a planted 55 or 20 gallon tank and mixing them in with tetras?

Also if thats ok how many chichilids you think could fit in there?
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Not a good idea. But if you really want to, you can put Kribensis. They don't dig heavily and won't tear up your plants. I have a planted ARLC and can't keep any stem plants. Every morning there are at least 2-3 stems floating even after I use anchors.
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I'll disagree to a point. Depends what kind of cichlids you are talking about. Dwarf cichlids are perfect for a planted tank. Apistos, pelvicachromis, rams, laetacara, and others make wonderful fish for a planted tank.

Never had an apisto, laetacara or pelvicachromis species dig up my plants.

Yah if you pickup some of the larger cichlids they will probably rearrange things for you.
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