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Scientific Name: Ctenopharynx pictus
Pronunciation: s
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Common Name(s): Haplochromis pictus
Geo. Origin: Lake Malawi
Habitat: Sand
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5"
Difficulty: 2



Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Found throughout Lake Malawi over soft sands. Feeds on invertebrates by filtering sand.
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