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Scientific Name: Nanochromis parilius
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Geo. Origin: Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Habitat: Still or Slow-Moving Water with Root Tangles
Diet: Omnivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Cave Spawner
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 3.5"
Temperature: 71-77°F
pH: 6.0-8.0
Water Hardness: Soft
Difficulty: 3



Photo Credit: Ismo Korjula


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There is some variation in the colors shown in the lower half of the males' caudal fin. The upper portion always exhibitis alternating black and white to yellow stripes. Females have no markings on the lower half of the caudal fin.
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