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Scientific Name: Tropheops sp. "Broad Mouth" (Minos)
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Geo. Origin: Southern parts of Lake Malawi and Chia Lagoon
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Habitat: Shallow sediment-rich habitats
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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: Aggressive
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Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
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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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This species is characterized by a very steelply descending upper snout profile. In the wild, spawning takes place inside small caves. Territorial males stake out and defend territories on a horizontal rocky surface. Non-territorial males are seen over the sand.
 
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