Opens new tab how do i determine the size of my aquarium. 73 f 80 f 23 c 27 c lifespan.
Moderate to hard minimum tank size.
Pseudotropheus demasoni size. Easy to keep and a good beginner s cichlid. Pseudotropheus demasoni is a species of cichlid endemic to lake malawi where it is only known from the pombo rocks in tanzanian waters. 7 30 temperature.
23 degrees to 27 degrees celsius water conditions 5 to 8 5 ph diet. Your fish don t jump out of your aquarium. The canopy of your aquarium ensures.
Condition the fish on a good diet of live frozen. The color of both sexes is dark blue with black vertical stripes with alternating lighter stripes of light blue to white. Aggressive especially towards other males of the same species.
55 gallons or more for larger groups recommended to keep in large groups temperature. Pseudotropheus demasoni common names. Dwarf mbuna care level.
The ph should be around 8 2 8 5 and the temperature 77 80 f. Opens new tab canopy lighting. Recommended ph range for the species.
5 years likely longer origin habitat. Demason s cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni. 2 3 temperament.
Be sure to provide some areas of open sand and flat rock surfaces to act as potential spawning sites. Lake malawi found at pombo and ndumbi reefs in tanzania in 3 to 4 meters of water. 2 5 inches 6 3 cm water parameters.
This species is a relatively new addition to aquariums being introduced in 1994. No matter its relatively small size final size about 6 8 cm this fish has a lot of temperament. Recommended water hardness dgh.
4 8 cm 1 57 3 15 inch 0 14. Demasoni cichlids eventually grow to be 2 3 inches long. Usual size in fish tanks.
Cichlidae size 3 inches 7 6 cm care level. This species can potentially reach a maximum length of 10 centimetres 3 9 in sl it is now commonly found in the aquarium trade. 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.
Demasoni cichlid scientific name. Pseudotropheus demasoni place of origin. Ph 7 4 8 4 dh range.
Pseudotropheus demasoni alternative name. Demasoni cichlids must be kept in at least a 30 gallon aquarium. Ad konings introduced this beautiful fish to the hobby for the first time in 1994.
These fish may be small but make up for it with their striking coloring and what one could call spunk. A 48 15 aquarium is an adequate size and this should be furnished as suggested above. Unless you intend to keep at least 12 individuals preferably 1 2 males and at least 10 females don t add that little fish in your tank.
Lake malawi adult size. 10 18 n 178 57 321 43ppm 0 c 32 f 30 c 86 f. How do i setup a fish tank.