Rusty Cichlid (Iodotropheus sprengerae)

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Rusty Cichlid

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Rusty Cichlid

Iodotropheus sprengerae

132 Litres (35 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.8 - 8.5

24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

8-15 °d

2:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-5 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Rusty Cichlid, Lavender Mbuna


Origin

Endemic to Lake Malawi.

Sexing

These fish are tricky to sex as, even when mature, the adults have identical colour patterns.

Tank compatibility

A relatively peaceful Mbuna that should not be kept with more territorial and aggressive species as it will be bullied.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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