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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Cichlids - Malawi - Pseudotropheus / Maylandia / Metriaclima> Dwarf Mbuna Pseudotropheus demasoni
Dwarf Mbuna Pseudotropheus demasoni
Price: £9.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 12 in stock
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Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Pseudotropheus demasoni (Dwarf Mbuna)
A vividly coloured species with a dark blue body marked with vertical light blue bands across the face and flanks. The unpaired fins are edged with powder blue. Males have several yellow egg spots on the anal fin; these are few or absent from the anal fins of the females. Males may also have longer fins. Otherwise the two sexes are similar.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
One of the "dwarf mbuna" but despite its smaller size this species is highly territorial and aggressive. It is important to keep this species in a spacious tank and in substantial numbers so that aggression can be diffused throughout the group. In small groups (6 or fewer) the dominant male will generally just kill off the other specimens. On the other hand, because it is so much smaller than other mbuna, it shouldn't be kept with bigger and more aggressive such as zebras.
Basic care is similar to other mbuna. They are primarily herbivorous and need mostly algae-based foods. They are maternal mouthbrooders.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Africa: Lake Malawi, Tanzania, Pombo Rocks|
|Size||Around 8 cm|
|Water Parameters||Hard, alkaline water required|