Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 11 cm
Temperament: Can be territorial.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.8 - 9.0
General Hardness: Hard
Africa: Lake Tanganyika
Mouthbrooder, males construct a sand crater and try to attract passing females.
Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.
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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