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andyl9063
10-12-2016, 08:49 AM
I currently have a 220 gallon tank planted with angels.

At this point, I want to change it out entirely and want to go with something different.
I'm thinking a lot of holy rocks or rock slates. I think my vision is a lot of moving fish, nothing too aggressive or carnivores...

what about mbuna?

Tangfan
10-12-2016, 10:47 AM
Mbunas are very colorful, but are by far the most aggressive sub set within the African umbrella. Most people who want a more peaceful tank will opt for keeping an All Male Hap/Peacock tank. Also very colorful, and typically a lot less aggressive. Holly Rock and Lace Rock work well in African tanks. You can even add some Synodontis cats for a clean up crew. Good luck and keep us posted on what you do.

aXio
10-12-2016, 02:31 PM
How about a classic rainbow tank? I absolutely LOVE large tanks packed full with big beautiful rainbow species... and you just don't see that many people doing them anymore. Rainbows develop some amazing colors and are a very active swimming fish. Other then some typical bickering within species they aren't aggressive at all.

andyl9063
10-12-2016, 02:37 PM
How about a classic rainbow tank? I absolutely LOVE large tanks packed full with big beautiful rainbow species... and you just don't see that many people doing them anymore. Rainbows develop some amazing colors and are a very active swimming fish. Other then some typical bickering within species they aren't aggressive at all.

i like it too, but didn't find much rainbows.....

aXio
10-12-2016, 02:40 PM
i like it too, but didn't find much rainbows.....

Well if you end up considering it we typically stock 4-6 rainbows species at a time. And we can get a hold of pretty much every rainbow species available on the market. Most stores don't stock many of them because they don't show much color when they are small. We do our best to stock medium to large sized rainbows so they are already displaying colors.

If you decide to stick with the African Cichlid route then Peacock/Haps would be a good bit more peaceful then mbunas and would still work perfect with the holey rock scape.

Pierre
10-12-2016, 08:00 PM
I currently have large adults red irian (4+"), parkinsonii (4+") and bosemani (3.5+"). PM me if interested.

michael wolfe
10-12-2016, 09:46 PM
Go Native...! Cyprinella and Notropis Shiners!

mountainman36
10-13-2016, 06:44 AM
Go Native...! Cyprinella and Notropis Shiners!

dont need a heater, and less light too...some stunning fishes in our local creeks. LOTS of movement and very unusual fishes.

oxheart
10-14-2016, 01:06 PM
big tank , tropheus or petrochromis . don't believe the negative hype .
Rick