CYPRICHROMIS LEPTOSOMA MALASA YELLOWTAIL
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 9 cm
Temperament: Schooling fish, mostly peaceful.
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.
Best kept in a school with other (less aggressive) Tanganyikan Cichlids. In nature this species congregates in large schools in open water near rocky habitats, where it feeds on zoo plankton. Cyprichromis occur in many differently coloured geographic variations, multiple colour forms are often present in a single population.
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