Size: Approx. 3″
Minimum Tank Size: 100 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy
Water Conditions: 77-81° F, pH 7.5-8.5
Max Size: 10″
Color Form: Black and white
Diet: Unfussy but live and frozen foods should comprise a large proportion of the diet. It particularly relishes invertebrates of any kind, such as brine shrimp, prawns and bloodworm, but is not a piscivore and will generally refuse fish meat.
Origin: Africa; endemic to Lake Malawi.
Lifespan: 5-8 years
Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 74-79° F, KH 2-10, pH 6.5-7.8 Max. Size: 1.75″ Color Form: Brown, Orange Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: peaceful community tanks Origin: Myanmar, Farm raised in Southeast Asia Family: Cyprinidae Lifespan: up to 5 years Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner