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Scientific Name: Cyprichromis leptosoma (Ikola)
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Common Name(s): Black Tail
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Geo. Origin: From Kasoje to Ikola
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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: Mildly Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 4.5"
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Temperature: 77 - 79°F
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pH: 8.6
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Water Hardness: Very Hard
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Yellowtail male at Kekese
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Found along the Tanzanian coastline from Kasoje to Kekese to Ikola. Like all Cyprichromis leptosoma, it is found in 2 distinct color morphs: blue-tailed males and yellow-tailed males. It differs from the other 4 leptosoma in the following manner: Blue-tailed males have a yellow dorsal fin. Yellow-tailed males have a blue dorsal fin and bright yellow anal fin.
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