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Scientific Name: Taeniolethrinops sp. "furcicauda ntekete"
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Geo. Origin: Ntekete, Lake Malawi
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Habitat: Sand
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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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Difficulty: 3


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Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Breeding males construct nests of about 1m in diameter, at about 15m deep. They resemble Taeniolethrinops furcicauda, but sp. ntekete differs in being smaller, with a shorter snout and larger eye. They eat soft shelled invertebrates.
 
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