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Pseudotropheus Williamsi Blue Lip is a stunning freshwater fish that lives at Nkhata Bay and Makonde.  In the wide, This fish lives in shallow water with strong circluation. Williamsi Blue Lip is a schooling fish, it is better to be purchased in groups of at least 6 individuals and even more where tank size permits. Buy Live Fish online with Coburg Aquarium in Australia

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Features of Pseudotropheus Williamsi Blue Lip:

  • It is an incredible shy species although it is found in large groups, fast disappears when it gets disturbed
  • The males are very territorial towards males of the same species, but other species it leaves alone
  • Both Male and Female have blue lips. Males are yellow/orange with black vertical lines. Females are duller in color
  • Only spawning males are likely to trun full orange
  • The lifespan of this fish: 8-10 years


Blue Lip: Care, Diet and Tank Mates

The Best Aquarium Size for Williamsi Blue Lip:

Williamsi Blue Lip requires a minimum of 160L tank. If you are planning on keeping a grouping of them together, you will need a much larger tank .

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Blue Lip Tank Mate Compatibility:

The males are very territorial towards males of the same species, but they tend to leave other species alone. It is better to have 3 – 4 females to every male. Other possible tank mates could be:

Williamsi Blue Lip Food :

Williamsi Blue Lips should a diet with high vegetable. Feed blue lips with commeical algae wafers, blanched vegatables or spirulina flakes. Occasionally provide them meaty treats as well:

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Williamsi Blue Lip Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

Investing in a high-quality pump can ensure that the water in your take is constantly moving. Powerful filtration systems are a must too. These fish are known to produce a lot of waste. Good brands to take:

Power head Brands:

Aquarium Heater

The aquarium should be heated, depending on your area’s climate. Install an aquarium heater if necessary.

Aquatic Plants

Aquarium plants are a good option to provide them places to hide out . They aren't prone to digging, so your plants can thrive just fine.  Buy live Aquarium plants Online Click Here

Aquarium Decorations

Fill the tank with plenty of caves, rocks, wood and hiding spots to make them feel comfort and safe, just like their natural habitat. Ideal Ornaments for your tank:

Aquarium Substrate

Cover the bottom of the tank with a thick layer of fine sand.

A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

Preferred Water Parameters :

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. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.