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Scientific Name: Protomelas fenestratus (Gome)
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Pronunciation: pr
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Habitat: Intermediate Zone
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Diet: Carnivore
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Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 7""
Temperature: 78 - 82°F
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
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Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Protomelas fenestratus is a substrate blower. They blow away the substrate, to uncover insect larvae and crustaceans. They are characterized by vertical bars, and thin horizontal lines of varying darkness depending on location. The males blue colouration obscures the barring when dominant.
 
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