Neolamprologus brichardi
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Neolamprologus brichardi

Common Names: Brichardi
Princess Cichlid
Synonyms: Lamprologus brichardi
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa; Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Territorial; Territorial and aggressive to other species. Younger fish are not aggressive but may still be territorial.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed with bloodworms, flakes, and small fish. Add rock caves for hiding and breeding. Sturdy plants are recommended.
8 - 9
22°C - 25°C
72°F - 77°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 10cm (3.9")
Female: 10cm (3.9")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: The male's tail fin is longer then the female's.
Breeding: From the moment you have a male and a female reproduction does not pose any real problems. The female will lay eggs in a cave. Do not remove the parents as they will look after their young. Healthy fry will grow at a rate of about 1cm per month.
Comments: A great fish for the beginner who would like to breed cichlids.
Main Colours:
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Not Specified
Tail: Not Specified
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Submitted By: Adam
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