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Scientific Name: Cynotilapia sp. "elongatus Chitimba"
Pronunciation: s
Geo. Origin: Chitimba Bay
Habitat: Intermediate Zone
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 4"
Temperature: 78 - 82°F
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 2


Adult male
Photo Credit: Marc Elieson

This species is found about two miles from the coats at Chitimba bay. Males have black bodies with a golden yellow belley and bright blue vertical bars. Fins are black with white edges. Females are brown with just visible blue vertical bars.
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