Clown Tilapia (Coelotilapia joka)

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Clown Tilapia

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Clown Tilapia

Coelotilapia joka

189 Litres (50 US G.)

15.2-17.8cm (6-7 ")




7.8 - 8.6

22.2-27.8°C (72 -82 °F)

10-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-9 years



This animal is available captive bred

Additional names

Clown Tilapia

Additional scientific names

Tilapia joka

Origin[edit | edit source]

Lower courses of rivers from Sierra Leone and western Liberia.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Difficult to visually sex.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

More peaceful than most Tilapia

Diet[edit | edit source]


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Planted tank

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Is one of the peaceful tilapia

Identification[edit | edit source]

Juveniles are white with grey striping. Adults lose the striping, but are attractive nonetheless.

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