Kyoga Flameback (Xystichromis sp.)

12 In stock

Remarks: The Kyoga Flameback (Xystichromis sp.) is a Haplochromine species native to Lake Kyoga in Eastern Africa. Like most Haps, they are maternal mouthbrooders and do best when kept in male-only set-ups or harem set-ups, with 3-4 females for every male. 

Scientific Name: Xystichromis sp.

Common Name: Kyoga Flameback

Max Size: 5"

pH: 7.5-8.5

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 72-78°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Victoria, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Victorian Haps, Malawi Haps, Malawi Peacocks, Synodontis

Tank Mate Options:

  • Haplochromis sp. 44 "Thickskin Obliquidens"
  • Pundamilia nyererei
  • Fire Uganda

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