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Neolamprologus meeli

Category: Cichlids - Tanganyikan - Lamprologus

Size: 4-5cm

Price: £12.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock

Diet: Adaptable

Sociability: Aggressive

Care Level: Difficult

Water Chemistry: More than pH 7 - Alkaline

Schooling Fish: No

Beautiful czech bred.

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 8.0 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-5cm

Neolamprologus meeli

A small lamprologine cichlid with a mottled grey to pinkish-brown body, yellowish fins and a distinctive blue sheen to the flanks. The dorsal and anal fins are edged with black, and the lips are often metallic blue.

Some authorities place the species in the genus Lepidiolamprologus, pointing to an apparently close relationship with the species Lepidiolamprologus kendalli.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

This small, cave-spawning cichlid is distinctly territorial and predatory, but works well in tanks with lots of rocks. Males are intolerant of one another, but pairs are stable and defend their shared cave effectively. Suitable for use in Tanganyikan community tanks alongside fish of similar temperament.

Feeds on krill, bloodworms and other meaty foods. Enjoys live foods, and is sufficiently predatory that very small fish such as cichlid fry may be at risk of being eaten.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Lake Tanganyika: restricted to Katibili Bay
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 7 cm
Water Parameters Hard, alkaline water essential
Water PH 8.0-8.5