Rummy Nose med (Wild)
Scientific name:Cyathopharynx Furcifer
Recommended tank size:300 Litres
Place of origin:Lake Tanganyika
Sexing:Males tend to be a larger than females and much more colourful.
Average adult fish size:20cm / 8Inches
Water chemistry:pH 8-9.5
Common name:Featherfin Cichlid
Feeding:Omnivore – Can be fed dried and frozen foods as well as flakes or pellets specially made for Lake Tanganyika species.
Breeding:Cyathopharynx Furcifer are maternal mouthbrooders like many of the African Cichlids. The male will entice a mate and as the female lays her eggs he will fertilize them. The process continues till all the eggs are fertilized and the female holds them in her mouth for 3-4 weeks during which time she does not eat.
Typical tank setup:Open sandy areas are great for this species along with spares rock structures will help provide a natural habitat for this fish.
The Rummy Nose Tetra is a peaceful omnivore that makes an excellent addition to community aquariums with non-aggressive tankmates.
The Rummy-Nose Tetra gets its name from the red blushing across its nose and face. But its beautiful coloration does not end there. Hemigrammus Bleheri has a mirror-like silver body and a jet-black tail striped with white. This color pattern adds a simple, yet striking beauty to any freshwater aquarium.
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