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Scientific Name: Metriaclima barlowi
Pronunciation: m
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Common Name(s): Golden fuscoides
Geo. Origin: South part of lake Malawi
Habitat: Sediment-Rich Rocky Habitat
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5.5"
Temperature: 78 - 82°F
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 2



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Metriaclima barlowi is a aggressive mbuna, which guards its territory fiercely. Its territory consists of a tunnel, dug out between the bases of rocks. The males are yellow with blue fins, females are brown.
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