Purple Zambian Cichlid (Xenotilapia leptura)

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Purple Zambian Cichlid

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Purple Zambian Cichlid

Xenotilapia leptura

Moderate

208.198 liters
208,197.648 mL
208.2 Litres (55 US G.)

4.331 in 10-11 cm (3.9-4.3")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 8.5

297.15 K
75.2 °F
534.87 °R
299.15 K
78.8 °F
538.47 °R
24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

8-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-8 years




Contents

Alternative names

Purple Zambian Cichlid

Synonyms

Asprotilapia leptura

Sexing

Mature males are slightly larger than females.

Tank compatibility

Top, Middle or Bottom feeder?

Diet

An algae eater, this species needs to be provided with plenty of green foods, such as vegetarian flake and algae wafers.

Feeding regime

How often to feed, etc.

Environment Specifics

Unknown

Behaviour

Unknown

Identification

How to id the animal.

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