Heterotilapia buettikoferi


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SKU: Heterotilapia buettikoferi TR MD Categories: ,

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Geographic Range: West Africa, primarily found in rivers and lakes.
Diet: Omnivorous; feeds on plant matter, algae, and small invertebrates.
Average Adult Size: 10-12 inches
Preferred Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.5, Temperature 75-80°F
Minimum Tank Size: 75 gallons
Acceptable Tank Mates: Other large, moderately aggressive cichlids. Provide plenty of space and hiding spots.

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