Species Care

ALTOLAMPROLOGUS CALVUS

Altolamprologus calvus

Keeping Snapshot:
DOWNLOAD THIS CARE SHEET Preferred Water Parameters:
  • Temperature: 23-27 degrees celsius
  • pH Level: 7.8-9.0
  • General Hardness: Hard

Range: Africa: Lake Tanganyika

Reproduction: Substrate (cave) spawner, defends eggs and fry

Feeding: Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.

Additional Comments: Having a very compressed body allows this unusual looking predator access narrow cracks and caves where it feeds upon crustaceans and small fish. Slow growing, provide rocky habitat.

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