Eretmodus cyanostictus


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SKU: Eretmodus cyanostictus "Kasanga" F1 SM Categories: ,

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Eretmodus cyanostictus

Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Geographic Range: Rocky areas and coastal regions of Lake Tanganyika

Diet: Herbivore; Primarily feeds on algae and small invertebrates. Supplement with high-quality vegetable-based flakes or pellets.

Average Adult Size: Approximately 3-4 inches (7.6-10 cm)

Sexual Dimorphism: Minimal sexual dimorphism; males may have slightly more extended fin rays.

Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons for a pair, larger for a community

Temperament: Generally peaceful but can be aggressive towards conspecifics. Monitor interactions and provide adequate hiding spots.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 7.8-8.6
Temp: 74-80°F (23-27°C)
Hardness: 8-12 dGH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 30ppm

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