Pseudotropheus Elongatus Mpanga Malawi Cichlid

2 inch to 2.2 ich




Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus sp. “Elongatus Mphanga”
Pronunciation: s-d-tr-fs
Geo. Origin: Mpanga Rocks and Chirwa Island
Habitat: Sediment-Free Rocky Habitat
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5″
Temperature: 78 – 82°F
pH: 7.8 – 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 2

Coloured males have a blue vertical barring with yellow markings in the caudal and dorsal fins. Females are more brownish. As the name suggests it has an elongated body-shape. Species from the elongatus-complex guards their territory with great intense and could be rather aggressive.


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