(Tropheops sp. Chitimba Gold)

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RemarksTropheops sp. Chitimba have bright yellow bodies with black edges on their anal and caudal fins. Males will develop a light blue belly when performing for females, but subdominant males will remain mostly yelloe with hints of blue. Along their flanks between their pectoral fins and caudal peduncle, the scales each contain a small light blue iridescent spot. 

Scientific Name: Tropheops sp.

Common Name: Chitimba Gold

Max Size: 5"

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 food low in protein

Compatibility: Mbuna - Labeotropheus, Labidochromis, Iodotropheus Cynotilapia. Victorian cichlids.

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