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Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Scientific Name: Tropheops sp. "Yellow Chin"
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Pronunciation: tr
Tints and shades Font Electric blue Symmetry Pattern
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Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Geo. Origin: From Njambe, Tanzania to Ntumba, Mozambique
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Habitat: Sediment-rich rocky habitat and Intermediate habitat
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Diet: Herbivore
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Temperament: Aggressive
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Maximum Size: 3"
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Temperature: 78 - 82°F
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
pH: 7.8 - 8.6
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Water Hardness: Hard
Tints and shades Font Rectangle Pattern Monochrome photography
Difficulty: 3


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In the wild (Mkanila)
Photo Credit: Ad Konings


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Note the difference in color pattern between the males pictured here. This is NOT a mood based color change, it is very much that each individual has a slightly different color and pattern. Some are considerably more yellow than others and some show a distinct checkerboard barring and others show no barring at all. Males aggressively defend their territories against all intruders. The Tropheops spend their lives tilted at a 45
 
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