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Scientific Name: Otopharynx lithobates (Thumbi West)
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Common Name(s): Aristochromis Red Top
Geo. Origin: Thumbi West, Malawi
Habitat: Intermediate zone
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5.5"
Temperature: 78 - 82°F
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 1



Photo Credit: Rafal Izdebski


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This species lives in large caves and scavenges material lying on the rocky substrate. This fish has several geographic vairants, with the one from Zimbabwe Rock being the most popular in the hobby.
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