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Author Topic: Plants to put in a 25 Gallon Cichlid Tank  (Read 2450 times)
Cole C
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« on: August 27, 2015, 08:33:11 PM »

Hello

I have a 25 gallon Cichlid tank an I want to put Low to medium light plants in the tank. The tank supports t8 floresent tube and just one. I would like an list of plants that I could put in it.

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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2015, 11:50:15 PM »

What type of cichlids do you have?
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2015, 10:02:06 AM »

1 KeyHole
2 Apistogramma agassizi
6-8 Larger Diamond Teteras
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2015, 11:13:07 AM »

Hi, Cole and welcome to Badman's.  Smiley

To answer your actual question, I would use Java fern, Java moss and/or anubias.

But,concerning your stocking.  a 25 gallon tank is much too small for the fish you have in it.  The apistos and the keyhole require at least a 30 gallon aquarium.  Your tetras can live in a 20 gallon long which is 30 inches long.  However, your tank is 24 inches long.  There just isn't room for what you have.
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2015, 04:31:43 PM »

With the fish you currently have in your aquarium, I would recommend bushy stem plantings. I would also recommend between a 5000 and 6500K tube for your lamp. Hygrophila varieties should also work. Is your Keyhole shy?
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