30-Gallon Convict Community

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The pair or trio of Convict Cichlids with all their fascinating behaviors is the focal point, but the supporting cast adds much interest and color to all levels of the aquascape.


Top Swimmers

  • 6-7 Guppies (non-fancy types) Poecilia reticulata



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  • 3 Swordtails (trio: 1 male, 2 females) Xiphophorus helleri




Midwater Swimmers




Bottom Dwellers






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Excerpted from: 101 Best Tropical Fishes