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Tilapia joka

Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969

Tilapia joka -  - A fully grown Tilapia joka
A fully grown Tilapia joka
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(Other members of the genus Tilapia)

ADULT SIZE: 20 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 25-28 C

FOOD: Feed Tilapia joka live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Sierra Leone, Liberia

Tilapia (Blue) Fingerlings 25 count

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AQUARIUM CARE: A fairly non-aggressive cichlid that does well in a larger tank with plenty of hiding places, tough plants, and clear water

BREEDING: A cavity brooder requiring a larger cave

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Vegetarian fish Some catfish have a largely vegetarian diet; feed them potato, lettuce, cucumber or blanched peas. Some of these will have to be weighted down, or held in place with a commercially available 'lettuce grip'. As with all fish, do not over feed; remove uneaten vegetable matter after a couple days


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