Demanson s cichlid demasoni cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni water temperature range. Pseudotropheus demasoni common names.
Usual size in fish tanks.
Demasoni cichlid size. Pseudotropheus demasoni place of origin. 73 f 80 f 23 c 27 c lifespan. 75 82 f or 23 9 27 8 c.
Aggressive especially towards other males of the same species. 7 30 temperature. These fish may be small but make up for it with their striking coloring and what one could call spunk.
Demasoni cichlids must be kept in at least a 30 gallon aquarium. It cannot be kept with other species of fish due to its aggressive nature. Easy to keep and a good beginner s cichlid.
Lake malawi found at pombo and ndumbi reefs in tanzania in 3 to 4 meters of water. 5 years likely longer origin habitat. Demasoni are usually very aggressive fish and from time to time males have long energetic fights.
Min number of individuals to keep per tank. A page and discussion dedicated to keeping and breeding demason s cichlids with links to other cichlids and articles. The demasoni cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni is a relatively uncommon cichlid which originates from a specific rocky point called pombo rocks within the waters of lake malawi located in tanzania africa the male of this species has dark blue or black vertical stripes with alternating lighter stripes of light blue to white.
It needs carefully selected mates for the tank and a change in water frequently. Lake malawi adult size. 2 3 temperament.
It was first described and brought into the hobby in 1994 by ad konings and was named after his good friend laif demason. Rarely a demasoni can grow even longer than 4. How do i setup a fish tank.
The fish is highly aggressive in nature and small in size. Demasoni cichlids eventually grow to be 2 3 inches long. Your fish don t jump out of your aquarium.
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In aquariums a demasoni can grow to be about 4 long including their tails which is a very nice size for aquariums. It comes from lake malawi and is a more recent addition to the aquarium hobby. The demanson s cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni is an extremely sharp looking african cichlid.
The canopy of your aquarium ensures. Aqua fish net since 2005. Ph 7 4 8 4 dh range.
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Recommended ph range for the species. 2 5 inches 6 3 cm water parameters. This species is a relatively new addition to aquariums being introduced in 1994.
Caring for a demasoni cichlid can be hard and is not recommended for a beginner aquarist.