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Dwarf african mouthbrooder
A colourful male.
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(Other members of the genus Pseudocrenilabrus)
ADULT SIZE: 7 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 24-28 C
FOOD: Feed Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi live and dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Congo (DRC)
SEXUAL DIFFERENCES: Males are significantly larger and more brightly coloured.
AQUARIUM CARE: A hardy African dwarf cichlid, that likes a well planted tank, with lots of hiding places. A hareem of one male to several females is ideal.
BREEDING: This is an easy to breed species. A typical matriachal mouthbrooder. Females should be separated in smaller tanks, to give them and the fry some peace and quiet.