Otopharynx Lithobates is a beautiful freshwater fish that can add vibrant color to your aquarium. They are Cichlid fish native to Lake Malawi, Africa. The Otopharynx Lithobates are relatively peaceful cichlid fish, ideal for housing together with other peaceful African cichlids. They could show some territrorial behaviours during spawning. Buy Live Fish and Live Aquarium Plants Online in Coburg Aquarium, shipped to your door.
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Otopharynx Lithobatess require a tank at minimum size of 160L. If you are planning on keeping a grouping of them together, you will need a much larger tank.
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They will do well in group of one male with three females. Avoid having many male fish in one tank, it could lead to aggression.Ideally, it should be kept in a Lake Malawi biotope aquarium with fish such as peaceful Haps.
Otopharynx Lithobatess will accept most foods offered but live and frozen varieties should form the bulk of the diet. Some good commercial food brands for this fish:
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Investing in a high-quality pump can ensure that the water in your take is constantly moving. Powerful filtration systems are a must too. Good brands to take:
Power head Brands:
The aquarium should be heated, depending on your area’s climate. Install an aquarium heater if necessary.
Aquarium plants are a good option to provide them places to play and explore. They will not damage vegetation, so your plants can thrive just fine. Make sure your aquarium plants can tolerate the hard water condition. Buy live Aquarium plants Online Click Here
To mimic their natural habitat, aquarium should contain piles of rocks,caves,but also leave with areas of open water. Add some flat stones to act as potential spawning sites. Our avaliable Ornaments:
Cover the bottom of the tank with a thick layer of fine sand.
A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.
Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.