Chipokae Mbuna (Melanochromis chipokae)

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Chipokae Mbuna

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Chipokae Mbuna

Melanochromis chipokae

208 Litres (55 US G.)

10-12 cm (3.9-4.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.3 - 8.5

24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

7-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Chipokae Mbuna, Malawi Pike Cichlid


Origin

Sexing

Adult males are black with blue with yellow on the tail while females are yellow and black.

Tank compatibility

These are very aggressive Mbuna Cichlids. It is best to keep one male with several females in a species tanks. Two males will fight.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

They are cave dwellers so numerous shelves,caves and or hiding places are recommended.

Behaviour

These fish mainly occupy the middle/bottom of the tank and will occupy caves here.

Identification

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