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Scientific Name: Copadichromis chrysonotus
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Pronunciation: k
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Geo. Origin: Lake-wide distribution
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Habitat: Open water
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Diet: Carnivore
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Gender Differences: Dimorphic
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Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
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Temperament: Peaceful
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 6"
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Temperature: 78 - 82°F
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pH: 7.8 - 8.6
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Water Hardness: Hard
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Difficulty: 2


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Photo Credit: Yoshihiro Sakai Japan


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This species is the only known utaka species to spawn in the open water. Males form 3-dimensional territories in the water column and display to females entering this territory. In the wild, C. chrysonotus (males and females) form great schools with other utaka species to feed on the zooplankton.
 
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