Astatotilapia burtoni


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SKU: Astatotilapia burtoni TR LG Categories: ,

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Geographic Range: African river systems, primarily found in Lake Tanganyika and surrounding rivers.
Diet: Omnivorous; primarily feeds on algae, small invertebrates, and organic detritus.
Average Adult Size: 3-4 inches
Preferred Water Parameters: pH 7.5-8.5, Temperature 75-80°F
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Acceptable Tank Mates: Other peaceful cichlids, small to medium-sized fish that can thrive in similar water conditions. Avoid keeping with overly aggressive species.

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