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Scientific Name: Protomelas sp. "hertae"
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Pronunciation: pr
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Habitat: Sediment-Rich Rocky 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: Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 7""
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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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Difficulty: 2



Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Male at Thumbi West
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Ad Konings beleives that this fish is an older species, which once had a wider distribution than it does now. It hunts for invertebrates, insect larvae and nymphs in the substrate, that it sucks out of holes, using its enlargened lips to both block the holes and absorb the shock of impacting the substrate. Males defend their territories against all comers, and will build conical pits inside caves for spawning.
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