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CYATHOPHARYNX FURCIFER BLUE GREEN

by Jannie Hoang
CYATHOPHARYNX FURCIFER BLUE GREEN

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 22 cm
Temperament: Territorial, particularly males.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

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

 

Range

Africa: Lake Tanganyika

 

Reproduction

Mouthbrooder, females incubate the eggs in their mouth until the fry are free-swimming.

 

Feeding

Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.

 

Additional Comments

Part of a group of species known as Featherfins, this is a large species with many geographic variations. Keep in a group in a very large aquarium with large amounts of find sand (2mm or smaller) for the males to construct their sand castle nests. Males start to mature and colour up at 10-12cm.

 

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by Jannie Hoang

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