Rusty Cichlid (Iodotropheus sprengerae)

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Rusty Cichlid

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Rusty Cichlid

Iodotropheus sprengerae

132 Litres (35 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.8 - 8.5

24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

8-15 °d

2:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-5 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Rusty Cichlid, Lavender Mbuna


Origin[edit | edit source]

Endemic to Lake Malawi.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

These fish are tricky to sex as, even when mature, the adults have identical colour patterns.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A relatively peaceful Mbuna that should not be kept with more territorial and aggressive species as it will be bullied.

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