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 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.8 - 8.6

22.2-27.8°C (72 -82 °F)

10-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-9 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Clown Tilapia

Additional scientific names

Tilapia joka


Origin

Lower courses of rivers from Sierra Leone and western Liberia.

Sexing

Difficult to visually sex.

Tank compatibility

More peaceful than most Tilapia

Diet

Omnivorous

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Planted tank

Behaviour

Is one of the peaceful tilapia

Identification

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

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