(Stigmatochromis melanchros)

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RemarksStigmatochromis melanchros are a predatory hap from Lake Malawi. They have a unique dark-green coloration not often seen among cichlids, with three black spots along their flanks similar to Otopharynx spp. They are also known as Stigmatochromis tolae. They are piscivorous fish that spend their time in the rocky areas of the lake, defending large boulders as territories. 

Scientific Name: Stigmatochromis melanchros

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Max Size: 8"

pH: 7.5-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 74-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake or pellet

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

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