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Scientific Name: Simochromis diagramma
Pronunciation: s
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Geo. Origin: Throughout the shallows of Lake Tanganyika
Habitat: Shallow Precipitous Rocky Habitat
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 8"
Temperature: 77 - 79°F
pH: 8.6
Water Hardness: Hard
Difficulty: 4


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Adult male
Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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The largest of the Simochromis group. Highly aggressive. Found in shallow waters over rocks usually no more than 15 feet deep. Often in coves.
 
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