(Melanochromis chipokae)

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Remarks: Melanochromis chipokae are similar to M. auratus in appearance, sharing the two horizontal bars along the lateral line and the base of the dorsal fin. However, male M. chipokae are a navy blue with light blue bars and fins, rather than black and white. Like other Melanochromis, they are highly aggressive. 

Scientific Name: Melanochromis chipokae

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Max Size: 5"

pH: 7.5-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 74-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake food low in protein

Compatibility: Mbuna, Synodontis catfish

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