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Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus sp. "Elongatus Mphanga"
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Pronunciation: s
Font Cross Symbol Symmetry Electric blue
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Geo. Origin: Mpanga Rocks and Chirwa Island
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Habitat: Sediment-Free Rocky Habitat
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Diet: Herbivore
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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: Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 5"
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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


Images:

Fin Fish Marine biology Ray-finned fish Tail

Large male

Fin Water Fish Tail Electric blue

Adult male

Arthropod Fish Insect Electric blue Marine biology

Male
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Comments:
Coloured males have a blue vertical barring with yellow markings in the caudal and dorsal fins. Females are more brownish. As the name suggests it has an elongated body-shape. Species from the elongatus-complex guards their territory with great intense and could be rather aggressive.
 
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