Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor victoriae


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Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor victoriae

Origin: Eastern Africa – Lake Victoria

Geographic Range: Shallow areas, including rocky and sandy shores of Lake Victoria.

Diet: Omnivore; Prefers a mix of high-quality pellets, live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, and small invertebrates.

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

Sexual Dimorphism: Males are typically larger with more vibrant colors, especially during breeding. Females are generally smaller and less colorful.

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

Temperament: Generally peaceful, but males can be territorial, especially during breeding. Keep in pairs or in a community with other non-aggressive fish.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 7.2-8.6
Temp: 74-82°F (23-28°C)
Hardness: 5-20 dGH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 30ppm
Note: Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor victoriae is a colorful and active cichlid. Provide a well-decorated tank with hiding spots and open swimming space. They are adaptable but prefer slightly alkaline water conditions.

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