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    iwas just wounder what eas the besy mates for frontosa
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    dont take my word for it but i have 2, 2" frontosas in a 55 with assorted malawi cichlids.
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    To get the best out of frontosa, you need other mild-mannered fish. Fronts are deep water fish that move slowly and really don't have to compete with a crowded environment. As such, they are easily stressed by more aggressive/boisterous competitors. People have had varying results with peacocks, C. moori, Lepidiolamps, and others that are larger and less aggressive towards their tankmates. in the end, the best results are often said to be gotten from a species tank with these guys.
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    i have some orange zebras in there now do you think i should remove them immediately or can i wait a month or so . i really don't feel like pulling all that lace rock out again

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    If they're not bothering them, then you could remove them when you do a cleaning under the rocks. Zebras can be very aggresive, not to mention they have different dietary requirements than the fronts. I keep my fronts with a quad of peacocks.

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    heyguy any pics ? what size tank? what kind of peacocks?, i have one sunshine peacock in there now

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    They are Aulonocara baenschi. 1 male and 3 females. 125 G tank


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    nice

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