Big-Mouth Hap (Tyrannochromis macrostoma)

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Big-Mouth Hap

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Big-Mouth Hap

Tyrannochromis macrostoma

454 Litres (120 US G.)

33-35.6cm (13-14 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

8.0 - 8.2

25 -28 °C (77-82.4°F)

7-30 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

2-3 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred






Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Should be kept in a species tank only, will eat fish smaller than itself. Keep either a pair or one male and two females.


Diet[edit | edit source]

A carnivorous fish, will take fish such as silversides, shrimp and cichlid pellets.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Needs an exceptionally large tank with rock décor.

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