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Scientific Name: Telmatochromis vittatus (Namansi)
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Geo. Origin: Namansi Reef, Zambia
Habitat: Empty shells
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Monomorphic
Breeding: Shell Spawner
Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 3.5"
Temperature: 77 - 79°F
pH: 8.6
Water Hardness: Very Hard
Difficulty: 2


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T. vittatus is differentiated by having a single stripe along the lateral line, along with one stripe in the dorsal. They dine on microorganisms and the eggs of other fish in the wild.
 
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