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Scientific Name: Lethrinops lunaris
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Geo. Origin: Senga Bay, Malawi
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Habitat: Sandy habitat
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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: 7.5"
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Temperature: 78 - 82°F
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 3


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Wild male specimen
Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Closely-related to L. leptodon, L. oculatus, and L. macrochir, this species snout is more steeply inclined and yet still slightly rounded. It is also more deeper-bodied. In the wild, this species consumes a diet of insect larvae, crustaceans, and zooplankton.
 
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