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Old 10-25-2011
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cheers dylz and jay for the advice,appreciate it
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also as they get bigger and you able to vent them you will want to have a good ratio. to many males will lead to more aggression in the tank. i usually have 1 male for every 4-5 females but thats just me. also you will want to have lots off hiding spots for the females that the larger males cannot get into when they get in the mood to spawn. usually after a water change my male is a beast.
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u wont have no problem at that size just do it at night time when they are asleep and dont turn on the lights the next day. they will think they were always part of the group, best time to add any fish is when they are all sleeping.

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Despite all the tips previously received , I tell you do not add other Tropheus fish in a stable colony, well formed. Even if you introduce them in the middle of the night. There is a high risk that the 5 newly introduced fish to be beaten by others, even to death...
Do not introduce new fish into a stable, old colony, and avoid to reinsert a fish removed from the tank, for any kind of treatments, are golden rules in tropheus keeping.
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that may be true in some situations, but he stated that his trophs are 2-3 inches.
if i have 125 gal with say 1 male and 4 female adult breeders, you dont think its safe to add more?
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He should be fine at 2/3 inch.
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I would take all the fish out, Move everything around and then put them all back in at the same time. I'm just starting with trophs. But i do this with all my other fish. Has worked for me.
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I had exactly those two groups(Moliro & Duboisi) together and they crossbred. Not saying it will happen, but just letting you know it is possible. If you have a good female to male ratio in both groups, then that should go a far way to reducing the likelihood.
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I put the littlest guy ever in my tank and he is doing fine..I call him David do to the Goliath's he swims with..."results not typical"
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