Pseudotropheus hajomaylandi
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Pseudotropheus hajomaylandi

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Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa; Lake Malawi, Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Schooling; Territorial. Males will fight if sufficient territories are not maintained. Can be kept with other similar size Malawi cichlids.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed a diet of brine shrimp and fibre-rich flakes. A typical Lake Malawi set-up is required, with medium-hard water, high pH, fine sand, and many caves.
7.5 - 8.5
24°C - 26°C
75°F - 79°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 12cm (4.7")
Female: 12cm (4.7")
Water Region: Middle, Bottom; Middle-Bottom
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males are brightly coloured, while females are grey with dark vertical bands.
Breeding: Not difficult. A diet of live brine shrimp can induce breeding conditions. House many females for each male. The mouthbrooding female should be quarantined, and will release the fry after 3 weeks.
Comments: A relatively new rift lake cichlid.
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Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Not Specified
Tail: Not Specified
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Submitted By: Adam
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