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Fs: Elassoma gilberti 5 of them!

hi everyone,

these are the very last of my elassoma gilberti after i sold to jellie most of my stock. i dont want to sell them but they gotta go for various reasons.

i believe i have 3 males and 2 females. it's really hard to tell unless you catch them courting the females but i'm fairly sure this is right.

price is $40 for 5. pick up only at little neck ny. no shipping, sorry way too cold.
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Those are incredibly cool. What size tank would you need for that size group?
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from my understanding, it's fine to be in a 5 gallon. the dominant male always takes over so there will always be 1 guarding his territory while the other male just kinda lingers on the outside. they don't color up and are often confused with females.
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if you can find a way to break up line of sight, you can have two males within their one foot radius. i have a ten gallon with three dominant males in it, and thats how i do it. i use lots of thick vegetation to break up the line of sight.
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They're healthy fish. Mine are breeding already

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If my tank was only a little bigger. The way it is currently scaped - I don't think that it would work.
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bump bump. man it's cold outside...
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I would love to get these, but my tank is already kind of dominated by E. Blue Rams. I don't want them getting bullied.

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If only I wasn't in college/still had money lol

what temps do they prefer? would they work in a 5.5 or would a 10 be the minimum? and how are they with shrimp? and nano fish? and what size do they get?

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