Nkondwe Silver Streak (Ophthalmotilapia boops)

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RemarksOphthalmotilapia boops (pronounced BOW-ops) are part of a group of Tanganyikan cichlids called Featherfins. Males have elaborate pelvic fins that extend through the anal fin and end in bright egg spots. This species is fairly active and requires a large space for swimming, both in the open and among rock piles. 

Scientific NameOphthalmotilapia boops

Common Name: Silver Streak

Max Size: 5"

pH: 7.5-8.6

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Captive Bred or WildCaptive Bred F1

DietFrozen meats and vegetarian flake or pellet.

CompatibilityCyprichromis, rock-dwelling  and shell-dwelling Tanganyikan cichlids

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