Neolamprologus brevis


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SKU: Neolamprologus brevis "Katabe" TR SM Categories: ,

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Neolamprologus brevis

Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Geographic Range: Rocky shorelines and sandy areas of Lake Tanganyika

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

Average Adult Size: Around 2 inches (5 cm)

Sexual Dimorphism: Males are much larger than females.

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons for a pair, larger for a community

Temperament: Territorial and can be aggressive, especially during breeding. Maintain in pairs or a single-species tank.

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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