Cyphotilapia frontosa

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SKU: Cyphotilapia frontosa "Six Stripe" TR SM Categories: ,

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Cyphotilapia frontosa

Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Geographic Range: Deep rocky areas of Lake Tanganyika

Diet: Carnivore; High-quality pellets, live or frozen foods such as small fish, shrimp, and insect larvae.

Average Adult Size: Around 8-10 inches (22-25 cm)

Sexual Dimorphism: Males are typically larger with a more pronounced nuchal hump on the forehead.

Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons for a single specimen, larger for a group

Temperament: Generally peaceful but can be territorial, especially during breeding.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 8.0-9.0
Temp: 74-80°F (23-27°C)
Hardness: 10-15 dGH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 30ppm

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