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species Jumbo Kitumba
Species "Jumbo Kitumba"
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(Other members of the genus Cyprichromis)
ADULT SIZE: 14 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately hard and alkaline
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 24-27 C
FOOD: Feed Cyprichromis leptosoma live and dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Lake Tanganyika
AQUARIUM CARE: This species inhabits open water withi the lake. An aquarium set-up should have lots of open water for swimming, and a sand substrate. It comes in several colour forms, some with extremes of yellow and blue.
BREEDING: Ab ovophile mouthbrooder (the female carries the eggs in her mouth) with a mother family.