(Taeniochromis holotaenia)

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Remarks: Taenichromis holotaenia is the only named member of its genus. It is a large, predatory cichlid from Malawi that hunts small cichlids and other fish. They have a large black stripe that runs from their eye to the caudal peduncle and is present in both juveniles and adults. Males turn blue as they age. 

Scientific Name: Taeniochromis holotaenia

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Max Size: 10"

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 or pellet

Compatibility: Lake Malawi Haps, Peacocks, Synodontis catfish.

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