Pseudotropheus acei
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Pseudotropheus acei

Common Names: Acei
White Tail Acei
Yellow Tail Acei
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa; Africa
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Peaceful; Can be semi-agressive when spawning.
Diet: Ominvore; Be sure to feed plenty of vegetable, and keep the meats to a minimum.
Care: Should primarily be fed vegetable based foods, keeping the meaty foods to a minimum. Needs to be kept in a minimum of 50 gallons of water, with plenty of caves, so fish are able to disappear when aggressive behavior begins.
7.8 - 8.6
23°C - 28°C
73°F - 82°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 12.7cm (5")
Female: 12.7cm (5")
Water Region: Middle, Surface; Middle-Surface
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Similar in color, males tend to be larger. Need to vent to truly tell difference in gender.
Breeding: Maternal Mouth Brooders, not difficult to breed, though males can become aggressive during breeding, and ratios of 1 male to 3-4 females are recommended.
Comments: The blue with yellow finnage were the first to be exported.
Main Colours: Blue
Markings: Striped Vertical
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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