Zilli's Tilapia (Tilapia zillii)

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Zilli's Tilapia

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Zilli's Tilapia

Tilapia zillii

568 Litres (150 US G.)

35-40 cm (13.8-15.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 8.0

20 -26 °C (68-78.8°F)

5-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Herbivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

5-7 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred





Additional names

Zilli's Tilapia, Redbelly Tilapia

Additional scientific names

Acerina zillii, Haligenes tristrami, Chromis zillii, Tilapia melanopleura, Copotodon zillii


Origin

Africa and Eurasia: South Morocco, Sahara, Niger-Benue system, rivers Senegal, Sassandra, Bandama, Boubo, Bia, Ogun and Oshun, Volta system, Chad-Shari system, middle Congo River basin in the Ubangi, Uele, Ituri and Itimbiri (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Lakes Albert and Turkana, Nile system and the Jordan system. Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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