Labeotropheus fuelleborni
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Labeotropheus fuelleborni

Common Names: Blue Mbuna
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa; Lake Malawi, Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Territorial; Aggressive.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed with vegetable flakes and small live fish. Use plenty of rocky formations with caves. Do not scrape algae off the back and sides of the tank.
7.5 - 8.5
22°C - 26°C
72°F - 79°F
10 dH - 15 dH
Potential Size: Male: 25cm (9.8")
Female: 25cm (9.8")
Water Region: All; All
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males have false egg patterns on their anal fins. Closely related to <a href="trewavasae.asp">Trewavasae</a>.
Breeding: Place several females for each male and use a higher temperature of up to 28°C. The eggs are laid on carefully cleaned rocks and then taken into the mouth of the female.
Comments: Can be found in several different colour varieties.
Main Colours: Blue, Black
Markings: Striped Vertical
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Flat
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Submitted By: Adam
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