Burton's Mouthbreeder (Haplochromis burtoni)

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Burton's Mouthbreeder

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Burton's Mouthbreeder

Haplochromis burtoni

208 Litres (55 US G.)

13-15 cm (5.1-5.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

8.5 - 9.0

20 -25 °C (68-77°F)

12-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae



Additional names

Additional scientific names

Chromis burtoni, Tilapia burtoni, Tilapia nadinae, Astatotilapia burtoni


Origin[edit | edit source]

Burton's Mouthbreeder can be found in lakes and rivers in Africa (Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia).


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Breeding males tend to be more brightly colored.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

An aggressive African Cichlid that should be kept with other Tanganyikan Cichlids of similar temperament only, or a species tank. One male to a tank.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A typical aggressive African Cichlid. Males will be territorial and fight with each other. May be aggressive towards other tank mates.

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Videos[edit | edit source]

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