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Re: BNL???-new to killies
>>A couple of good beginner killies that have done well with kribs...
I wouls second Cathrine's comments but would add the following warning. You may experience trouble if your tank is too small. I know a pair of Kribs can be maintained in a 10 gallon. But if they spawn, that woun't be big enough for any species of killie. Or the male Krib for that matter. I had a pair that spawned in a 10 gallon tank at work over a weekend. The male was battered beyond belief. He was hiding under a flat rock lean-to so I couldn't net him without tearing apart the tank, which I didn't want to do because I was afraid it would disrupt the female too much and I'd lose the spawn. So I grabbed him y the caudal peduncle, the caudel fin was gone, and lifted him to the net at the surface. As I was lifting him towards the survice, the female darted out from the corner and nailed him a couple more times before I got him out of the tank. He didn't survive his injuries.
Now a killie lik a lineatus (LIN), may have a different enough shape, color pattern and behavior, that it won't spark such a determined attack. But be forewarned that it can happen with a territorial cichlid.
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