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Scientific Name: Protomelas kirkii
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Pronunciation: pr
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Common Name(s): Kambuzi
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Habitat: Shallow Sediment-Rich Habitat
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Diet: Carnivore
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Gender Differences: Dimorphic
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Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
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Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 8""
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Temperature: 78 - 82°F
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pH: 7.8 - 8.6
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Water Hardness: Hard
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Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Male at Mvunguti
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At some locations this is a very common fish, living in the shallow waters of protected bays. They typically eat soft-shelled molluscs and invertebrates, taht they find in the substrate, or on the Vallisneria leaves that populate the bays. Males build small pits to spawn in.
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