Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 16 cm
Temperament: Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.8-9.0
General Hardness: Hard
Africa: Lake Tanganyika
Substrate (cave) spawner, defends eggs and fry
Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.
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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