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Chalinochromis sp. "bifrenatus"

Category: Cichlids - Tanganyikan - Miscellaneous

Size: 3-4cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock



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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 0 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 3-4cm

Chalinochromis sp. "bifrenatus"

A pinkish-brown, cylindrical fish with distinctive black markings running along the flanks. There are also two "bridle" markings across the face, . The unpaired fins are yellowy and the pelvic fins white.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

This species lives among rocks in shallow water. It is territorial and aggressive, and male fish will fight with one another. Appreciates good water quality and lots of water current. Feeds primarily on small invertebrates. Builds a nest among rubble and rocks, where both parents look after the eggs and fry.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Lake Tanganyika, Africa
Temperature 23-27C
Size Up to 15 cm
Water Parameters Hard, alkaline water essential
Water PH 8.0 – 9.0