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Scientific Name: Metriaclima fainzilberi (Lumbalo)
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Geo. Origin: NE between Ikombe en Lumbaulo and NW between Selewa en Kakusa
Habitat: Sediment-Rich Rocky Habitat
Diet: Omnivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 6"
Temperature: 78-82°F
pH: 7.8-8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 2


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In the wild
Photo Credit: Ad Konings




Comments:
Males are mainly blue with yellow throats. Females grey/brown. They like alagea and the aufwuchs found within the biocover. When not enough algae are found, they will eat the plants you try to keep.
 
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