Burton's Mouthbreeder (Haplochromis burtoni)

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Burton's Mouthbreeder

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Burton's Mouthbreeder

Haplochromis burtoni

208 Litres (55 US G.)

13-15 cm (5.1-5.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

8.5 - 9.0

20 -25 °C (68-77°F)

12-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae



Additional names

Additional scientific names

Chromis burtoni, Tilapia burtoni, Tilapia nadinae, Astatotilapia burtoni


Origin

Burton's Mouthbreeder can be found in lakes and rivers in Africa (Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia).

Sexing

Breeding males tend to be more brightly colored.

Tank compatibility

An aggressive African Cichlid that should be kept with other Tanganyikan Cichlids of similar temperament only, or a species tank. One male to a tank.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

A typical aggressive African Cichlid. Males will be territorial and fight with each other. May be aggressive towards other tank mates.

Identification

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