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Haplochromis chrysonotus Cyrtocara azureus Copadichromis azureus

Category: Cichlids - Malawi - Copadichromis

Size: 8-10cm

Price: £20.00 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 5 in stock



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Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 8-10cm

Copadichromis azureus (Haplochromis chrysonotus, Cyrtocara azureus)

Often sold under obsolete or spurious Latin names such as Haplochromis chrysonotus and Cyrtocara azureus. Males are brilliantly coloured, rich metallic blue with darker blue vertical bands. Females and immature males are silvery with three dark spots on the flanks, and have less elongate fins.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Relatively peaceful maternal mouthbrooders. These fish are active swimmers and like to dig! Wild fish feed primarily on plankton, but in captivity they will eat live, frozen, and dried foods of all types. Keep with other Malawi cichlids of comparable temperament.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Lake Malawi, Africa
Temperature 23-28C
Size Up to 18 cm, females smaller
Water Parameters Alkaline conditions are necessary
Water PH 7.0-8.5