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TFK Team 06-02-2013 01:52 PM

Haplochromis nyassee sp.
 
Family: Cichlidae

Common Name: Nyassee "Flame Back" Red

Origin and Habitat: Lake Victoria, Africa. Found in the Nyassae region

Compatibility/Temperament:

Nyassee "flame Back" Red V. Diet

Omnivorous. In order to get this fish into breeding condition and also maximize its health and viger, some offering of live and/or prepared food, ie. frozen, freeze dried, ect. should be given.

Size

Water parameters for Nyassee "flame Back" Red V.

The Nyassee "flame Back" Red V. should be kept in an aquarium with the temperature ranging from 76 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Ph of around 7.8.

Description

A pugnacious little fish with a personality, typically cichlid in behavior. Gold/greenish body color with a brilliant red back from just behind the eyes proceeding to the peduncle.


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