Sciaenochromis ahli
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Sciaenochromis ahli

Common Names: Electric Blue
Synonyms: Cyrtocara ahli
Haplochromis ahli
Family: Cichlidae
Category: Cichlids
Distribution: Australia; Lake Malawi, Africa.
Main Ecosystem: Rift Lake; Rift Lake
Temperament: Territorial; Territorial.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed flakes, small fish, and shrimp. Make sure there are plenty of hiding places among numerous rocky formations, but still leave an open area for swimming. A large tank is recommended.
7.5 - 8.5
25°C - 28°C
77°F - 82°F
10 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 20cm (7.9")
Female: 15cm (5.9")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males are vivid blue, while females are drab.
Breeding: Will breed in caves. Keep a number of females for each male.
Comments: One of the most popular cichlids because of its beauty.
Main Colours: Blue
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Flat
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Submitted By: Adam
Contributors: fish red
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