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Element
10-19-2003, 11:01 PM
FINALLY! I've gotten my 55 gallon set up with river rocks and stuff! i have 2 Electric yellows a yellow peacock and 2 colbalt blues! there so nice :] heres a look - Sorry if pic isant clearest of things :[ oh and how many more fish you think i can fit in my 55 gallon? "just curious"

Element
10-19-2003, 11:03 PM
oh an its not fully done yet more rocks and plants are coming tomorrow heheh :)

Boilermaker
10-21-2003, 09:26 PM
Good looking tank and peacock, that peacock has some awesome color for his size!
I would add, say five more cichlids and let them grow up together.

Element
10-21-2003, 09:28 PM
hey thanks man :D yeah he or she is purple and yellow has nice colors indeed :D im thinking of getting some more i saw some mint hot orange ones :) thinking of them and 2 plecos to clean up after them they crap to hell! lol

Boilermaker
10-21-2003, 09:32 PM
Remember that the plecos are poop machines! I would go with some synodontis catfish and / or loaches.

Element
10-21-2003, 09:36 PM
ok maybe ill do so :D you have any picutres of these cat fish? just so when i go to my LFS i can tell em i want that one! lol cuz there idiots here

Boilermaker
10-21-2003, 10:05 PM
Check out the cichlid gallery: http://www.cichlidgallery.com/
and do a search on synodontis.
I have photos of multipunctatus and angelicus in cichlid gallery,
if your looking for something cheaper you might want synodontis eupterus and or loaches.