Thumbi West OB (Labeotropheus trewavasae)

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Remarks: Labeotropheus are easily distinguished from other mbuna genera by their curved, hanging snout. This special adaptation allows them to graze on rocks on an almost parallel plane, letting them feed on rocks that other fish may not be able to reach. The Thumbi West OB (L. trewavasae) males are typically OB patterned, though some non-OB individuals can appear in batches. Females are typically orange and OB patterned. 

Scientific Name: Labeotropheus trewavasae

Common Name: Thumbi West OB

Max Size: 6"

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: Spirulina flake, vegetables

Compatibility: Mbuna - Labeotropheus, Labidochromis, Iodotropheus Cynotilapia

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