Benthochromis tricotti


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SKU: *Benthochromis tricotti TR XL Categories: ,

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Geographic Range: Lake Tanganyika, Africa
Diet: Carnivorous; primarily feeds on zooplankton, small crustaceans, and invertebrates.
Average Adult Size: 6-7 inches
Preferred Water Parameters: pH 8.0-9.0, Temperature 75-82°F
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
Acceptable Tank Mates: Other peaceful Tanganyikan cichlids, non-aggressive fish that thrive in similar water conditions. Avoid keeping with overly aggressive species. Provide plenty of open swimming space and hiding spots.

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