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Scientific Name: Petrochromis famula
Pronunciation: p
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Habitat: Shallow Precipitous Rocky Habitat
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Monomorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Extremely Aggressive
Maximum Size: 7"
Temperature: 77 - 79°F
pH: 8.6
Water Hardness: Very Hard
Difficulty: 5


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In the wild
Photo Credit: Ad Konings




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While all Petrochromis are deemed to be very aggressive, Petrochromis famula are one of the less aggressive species. A large group in a large tank will disperse the aggression.
 
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