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125Gal Tanganyikan Community

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I sold off all of my Tropheus and started a Tanganyikan Community - a mix of Tanganyikan cichlids, some Syno. petricola and my L139 breeding group (there were already a couple of their kids in the tank).

Here's the new scape:

FTS left

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FTS right

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Alto. compressiceps checking out a new cave

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Some N. leleupi and S. petricola checking out the back caverns

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Cyps, Paracyps can comps. chillin in the shell garden - hoping to find some blue-stripe ocellatus for the shells

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Looks amazing Jason. What kind of paracyps did you add? And where did you find them lol as I'm on the look out for paracyprichromis brieni black fins as I think they will be the final touch for my 75G tang tank

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They're Paracyp.nigripinis. I bought them from Spencer. I just bought some Cyp.leptisoma "Mobo" from him - there areally a couple males in the group, at least. Can't wait for those to color up!

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Oh wow just Google and fantastic fish. Hmmmmm going to have to save my nickels then so I can find the ones I'm looking for lol. I love the look of the vals, thought the water might be too hard for them but definitely getting some now for my tank.

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When you do 50% weekly WCS, there's no such thing at too hard water. I'd prefer all Tiger Val, so when I find some, I'll completely replace it all. If I would have been at the auction, I'm sure I would have made a few people disappointed when I over paid for a bag. ;)

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Hmmmm good point about the WC. Going to have to find some.

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Livestock is coming along. Just aquire some Gold L.ocellatus today. Already displaying to each other... a couple of my leleupi are jealous and decided they're shell-dwellers too!

The dominant ocellatus is squaring off with a male leleupi

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It's funny; the leleupi have been in there for a month and haven't had much interest in the shell field, but with the ocellatus interested and frisky, these two leleupi figure they need to get in there too

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Gotta keep up with the Joneses even in the fish world! :)

It's been funny too with the neighborhood x-mas light displays!

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Hey Jason, AC has some "leopard" vals on for 6.99 each, look similar to tiger just in case your still looking.

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I changed up the occupants a bit, too. Got rid of the Ocellatus and Compresiceps and added Cyathopharynx faoi. There are about 80 fish in the tank right now!

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