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SubscribeCompatible tankmates for Bolivian Butterfly Rams?
membreya
Small Fry
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EditedEdited 26-May-2011 12:35
Hey, hoping to get a breeding pair of rams from the 4 we currently have (hard to bloody sex LOL) but we're looking to put them in a 2ft tank and were wondering what some good tank mates would be? (prefer fish that won't attack the eggs/fry)

Any suggestions? BTW I'm in Aus so take that into consideration when making recommendations
Post InfoPosted 26-May-2011 12:35Profile PM Edit Report 
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female australia us-maryland
IMO if you're breeding you shouldn't have anything else in the tank. Most every fish will go after anythign they can eat, so if the intention is to breed it's best to go with just the breeding pair in the tank.

You can add some plants.

^_^

Post InfoPosted 27-May-2011 01:08Profile Homepage AIM MSN PM Edit Delete Report 
membreya
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No probs babel

What would be the minimum tank size for a breeding pair then as 2 ft would seem a tad excessive
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10 to 15 gal. I would go 15 and add some territories using plants and wood

The Amazon Nut...
75 & 25g plant tanks.
Post InfoPosted 25-Jun-2011 14:17Profile Homepage PM Edit Delete Report 
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