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CALLOCHROMIS PLEUROSPILUS

by Jannie Hoang
CALLOCHROMIS PLEUROSPILUS

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 11 cm
Temperament: Can be territorial.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 23-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.8 - 9.0
General Hardness: Hard

 

Range

Africa: Lake Tanganyika

 

Reproduction

Mouthbrooder, males construct a sand crater and try to attract passing females.

 

Feeding

Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.

 

Additional Comments

Inhabits sandy areas of the lake. Sifts the substrate for food items such as small invertebrates, so prefers fine sand rather than coarse gravel.

 

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by Jannie Hoang

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