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Scientific Name: Lethrinops sp. "Longipinnis Ntekete"
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Geo. Origin: Ntekete
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Habitat: Shallow 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: 8.5"
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Temperature: 78 - 82°F
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pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 3


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In the wild


Adult male


Subadult male


Subadult female
Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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In the wild, males build very unique bowers approximately 2 meters in diameter. A large crater excavate from the sandy floor has an elevated rampart in its center. This rampart is made of 5-8 large turrets, each about 10 inches tall and 20 inches wide. Females are solitary.
 
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