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The Orange Neolamprologus leleupi is one of the smaller African Cichlids. They are also known as Lemon Cichlid, but in a darker color. Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi is a popular Freshwater Aquarium fish. You can buy other types of African Cichlids in coburg Aquaium. We stock a big range of Cichlid fish and Aquarium Products online.

Features of Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi:

  • They have an slim and long body shape, mostly are in orange color
  • The fish mouth is large for their size, and sometimes may be outlined in black or blue

Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi: Care, Diet and Tank Mates

The Best Aquarium Size for Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlid:

The Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlid is active and will swim in all areas of the aquarium. A minimum 70L for a pair is suggested, while 140L or more would be required if mixing with other species. The bigger tank is better for the health of your fish. 

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Tank Mate Compatibility:

Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlids are best kept with mild-mannered tankmates. Your population will be closely related to your volume, especially with these territorial species! Here are a few compatible tank mates that you can add along:

  • Tanganyikan Cichlids
  • Altolamprologus
  • Compressed Cichlid
  • Synodontis catfish

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Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlid Food :

To keep a good balance give them a high quality flake food or pellet everyday. You can easily provide them food like OSI Cichlid FlakesFish Fuel Frozen Cichlid FoodHikari Cichlid Pellet. Also, do not forget to offer them a protein-rich diet like brine shrimps, bloodworms or dried blackworms. Remember, half of their diet must contain meaty foods.

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Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlid Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

They need good water movement along with very strong and efficient filtration. Use good filtration and make water changes regularly (at 15% of the total volume each week, or 30% every two weeks). Make sure the filter matches with your tank size.

Here are some great ones to consider:

Aquatic Plants

Aquarium Plants are beneficial in helping to maintain good water quality and adding enrichment to a fish’s diet. Aquatic plants could be:

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With a high protein diet, light colored substrate and bright lighting, the Orange Neolamprologus Leleupi Cichlid is a very colorful addition to a freshwater aquarium.


A light colored substrate such as gravel and sand will help them keep in their brilliant coloration.

A variety of Substratesare available at Coburg Aquarium.

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Aquarium Set-up Service:

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 for offices, hotels or restaurants. Coburg Aquarium, Australia's leading aquarium shop.

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