Can i put a large frontosa with a number of small malawian cichlids ?

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  1. minajaguar

    minajaguar Spaghetti Worm

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    Can i put a large frontosa with a number of small to medium size malawian cichlids ?
    AND WITH WHOM I SHOULD PUT FIRST?
    because i saw many tanks mix between front. and cichlids ?
     
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Depending on the size of the frontosa and the other cichlids you could be looking at trouble even with lots of hiding places for the other cichlids.
     
  4. minajaguar

    minajaguar Spaghetti Worm

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    not a big difference in size .... you mean front. will attack the others even there are many of them????
    and for that with whom i should put first in the tank???
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes it could see them as a meal or competitors. Put the frontosa in last.
     
  6. chumslickjon

    chumslickjon Purple Spiny Lobster

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    My Frontosa never ate another fish in my tank. You might want to try putting him in first to test him out with other fish. Then you'll know where you stand and can make the decision of sized fish you'll add with him.