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Scientific Name: Neolamprologus marunguensis (Kapampa)
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Habitat: Shallow Precipitous Rocky Habitat
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Monomorphic
Breeding: Substrate Spawner
Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 3"
Temperature: 77 - 79°F
pH: 8.6
Water Hardness: Very Hard
Difficulty: 2



Photo Credit: Marc Elieson


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Wild male
Wild female with fry
Subadult
F1 subadult
Fry outside cave
Large adult male
Wild female
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This fish aggressively defends its fry, to the point of pushing cohabitants into the corners. It is best kept either in a species tank, or with established robust Lamprologines or a large school of Cyprichromis. It is believed that this species originated from a natural crossing of N. splendens and N. gracilis.
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