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Scientific Name: Tropheops sp. "Lumessi Blue"
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Geo. Origin: Rocky coast south of Lumessi, Mozambique
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Habitat: Wave-washed rocky habitat
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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: Highly Aggressive
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Maximum Size: 5"
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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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In the wild, males defend territories on top of rocks that stand out from the rest of the rocky region. This is a rare and seldom seen species. This species, like all Tropheops species, feeds by tearing off filamentous algal strands from the substrate.
 
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