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Pelvicachromis taeniatus

(Boulenger, 1901)

Pelvicachromis taeniatus -  -  A <I>Pelvicachromis taeniatus</I> from Lalonge
A Pelvicachromis taeniatus from Lalonge
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(Other members of the genus Pelvicachromis)

ADULT SIZE: 9 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 25-29 C

FOOD: Feed Pelvicachromis taeniatus live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Cameroon, Nigeria


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AQUARIUM CARE: Enjoys a well planted tank with thickets and bogwood.

BREEDING: Cavity brooder. young are cared for by both parents.

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