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Scientific Name: Lethrinops sp. "Auritus Lion"
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Geo. Origin: Lion's Cove, Malawi
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Habitat: Sandy bottom bay
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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: 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


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Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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In the wild, males' bowers consist of several heaps of sand, about 6 inches tall and placed 20-35 inches apart. Like all Lethrinops species, it hunts by shoveling and filtering the substrate for food particles.
 
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