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Scientific Name: Tilapia buttikoferi
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Pronunciation: t
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Geo. Origin: Coastal rivers from Guinea-Bissau to West Liberia
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Habitat: Deep Rocky Habitat
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Diet: Omnivore
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Gender Differences: Dimorphic
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Breeding: Substrate Spawner
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Temperament: Highly Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 18"
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Temperature: 73-77°F
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pH: 6.5 - 7.0
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Water Hardness: Hard


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Wild buttikoferi
Photo Credit: CichlidsForever


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Comments:
Tilapia buttikoferi is a large robust cichlid. It is a biparental substrate spawner and maintains large territories. Tilapia buttikoferi prefers a herbivorous diet. Minimum tank size should be no less then 125 gallons.
 
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