CYATHOPHARYNX FURCIFER MGARA
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 22 cm
Temperament: Territorial, particularly males.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 7.8 - 9.0
General Hardness: Hard
Africa: Lake Tanganyika
Mouthbrooder, females incubate the eggs in their mouth until the fry are free-swimming.
Carnivorous. Eats all normal foods.
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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