Blackchin Tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron)
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151 Litres (40 US G.)
15.2-20.3cm (6-8 ")
7.0 - 8.0
23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)
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- Blackchin Tilapia, Black Chin Tilapia
Additional scientific names
- Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron, Tilapia melanotheron, Tilapia heudelotii
- These fish are difficult to sex. West African Cichlid guru, Dr Anton Lamboj, states that males grow faster and have more black on their heads.
- Practical Fishkeeping Magazine, Issue 1, January 2008, page 104, adapted from an article by Matt Clarke
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