Databases compiled from the Ministry of Primary Industries list of Tropical fish allowed to be imported into New Zealand.
Freshwater Fish A toH. Freshwater Fish I to Z. Tropical Marine Fish .
Killifish on list Marine Invertebrates. Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians
This fish is from Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
Freshwater Territorial best kept with other Tropheus cichlids.
Can be difficult to keep as too much protien can bloat them.
Size: 14.5 cm
Best kept with similar species.
Min. Tank Size 100 litres.
pH 8.2 - 9.5
Temp. 24 -28 °C
Water Hardness 10 - 30 dh
Diet Omnivore Worms, crustaceans, insects and you should offer algae or spirulina based foods and various frozen, freeze-dried, and pellet foods.