Otocinclus Colombia med
Place of origin:Lake Tanganyika
Average adult fish size:6 inches / 15 cm
Temperature:23-28 Deg C / 73-82 Deg F
Sexing:Males and females of similar ages may display size disparity (the male being the larger of the two). Males may get a rudimentary version of the nuchal hump displayed by many of the larger cichlids. Females may exhibit more of a slope in their forehead as well as a rounded pelvic fin.
Water chemistry:pH 7.6-8.6
Recommended tank size:30 gallon / 120 litre
Common name:Pearl Lined Cichlid, Pearl Lined Lamprologus
Typical tank setup:Typical Tanganyika tank set up with plenty of open swimming space.
Breeding:Cavebrooder who digs a small hole in the sandy substrate to serve as a nursery chamber.
Feeding:Omnivorous – Live; crustaceans, insect larvae, aquatic insects; large flakes; pellets. This fish must be fed a varied diet to bring out its beautiful colours.
it is a peaceful, small gourami that may become aggressive during spawning. Keep in groups of one male to two or more females. can be kept in community tanks.
Occasionally this fish may make a croaking sound which can be heard from outside the tank.
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