Thatoneguy asked in PetsFish · 1 decade ago

Cichlids, black ghost knife, and african butterflyfish?

I have a 46 gallon tank and I was wondering if my black ghost knife fish and african butterflyfish would get along with any type of cichlids. If so, what kind and how many? Thanks in advance

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Your only real options would be dwarves like Rams, Kribs, Apistos, Laetacara species, or a smaller Dwarf Pike. Also, you WILL need to either upgrade to a larger tank (around 75 gallons) or get rid of the BGK eventually... these are NOT small fish and cannot be expected to cohabitate well with anything in such a small tank.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

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