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Scientific Name: Copadichromis pleurostigma
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Pronunciation: k
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Geo. Origin: Northern half of Lake Malawi
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Habitat: Over sand in the intermediate or sandy habtiats
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Diet: Herbivore
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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: 10.5"
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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: 3


Images:

Water Fin Fish Underwater Tail

Uncolored adult male

Water Fin Organism Fish Underwater

Adult male

Vertebrate Water Fin Organism Fish

Female
Photo Credit: Esben Sebastian Karlsson


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Juveniles are bright yellow but lose this coloration as they mature. This is one of only 2 utaka that are dine singly on phytoplankton. A gut length of 2-3 times the length of other utaka allows for digestion of this difficult-to-digest food.
 
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