Photo #8 - Metriaclima Sp. Msobo - Fresh: Various African Ci...

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Photo Caption: Metriaclima sp. msobo
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State: Florida
Country: United States
Description: Several african cichlid tanks and several saltwater tanks.
Advice: Patience. Monitor your tank daily.
Fish Kept: Fresh: various african cichlids (mbuna, haps, & frontosa) Brackish: green spotted puffers Marine: various damsels, maroon clownfish, bicolor angelfish, royal gramma. scooter dragonet
Corals/Plants: Various LPS and soft corals.
Tank Size: 180 gallons

COMMENTS

Thanks. These are fairly aggressive fish, even the females (which are solid orange-yellow), and will thrive in an aggressive mbuna set up. fish avatar
Awesome colors,,,I'll have to search for this mbuna...I need more aggresive for my tank,,,Will he hold his own in an aggresive tank? fish avatar

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