Pseudotropheus demasoni common names. Lake malawi found at pombo and ndumbi reefs in tanzania in 3 to 4 meters of water.
Pseudotropheus demasoni is a challenge for every cichlid lover but the difficulty in separating the males from the females and the extreme aggression between them and other species could easily end in a disaster.
Pseudotropheus demasonis. It inhabits only one rocky area often in shallow water around the tops of the rocks. Pseudotropheus benetos bowers stauffer 1997 pseudotropheus brevis trewavas 1935 pseudotropheus crabro ribbink d. Males and females are colourful it s one of the smallest mbuna and can be mixed with other mbuna for a riot of colour.
Pseudotropheus demasoni is a species of cichlid endemic to lake malawi where it is only known from the pombo rocks in tanzanian waters. 5 years likely longer origin habitat. Ph 7 4 8 4 dh range.
Pseudotropheus ater stauffer 1988. First let s pronounce it correctly. 2 5 inches 6 3 cm water parameters.
Lewis 1982 pseudotropheus cyaneorhabdos bowers stauffer 1997 pseudotropheus cyaneus stauffer 1988. Quizá el pez más conocido del lago malawi entre los acuariofilos tanto por su hermoso colorido como por ser un m buna enano. It is also referred by other names such as midnight demasoni and the dwarf mbuna.
Dwarf mbuna care level. It is rarely seen in open water. 73 f 80 f 23 c 27 c lifespan.
It occurs around pombo rocks off the tanzanian coast. El pseudotropheus demasoni es endémico del lago malawi se encuentra en la costa noreste entre ndumbi point y pombo rocks en las costas de tanzania. So if you want to keep them but all you have is a tank smaller than 40 gallons or 150 litres be sure that only one male is in there.
Why go for pseudotropheus demasoni. It comes from lake malawi and is a more recent addition to the aquarium hobby. It was first described and brought into the hobby in 1994 by ad konings and was named after his good friend laif demason.
Its scientific name is pseudotropheus demasoni. Easy to keep and a good beginner s cichlid. Endemic to lake malawi.
Pseudotropheus elegans trewavas 1935. Se deben mantener en grupos de más de 5 individuos en acuarios a. Demasoni cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni also known as dwarf mbuna was first discovered in 1994 by ad konings.
It is an african cichlid and was named after ad konings friend laifdemason. The demanson s cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni is an extremely sharp looking african cichlid. Pseudotropheus demasoni konings 1994.
Most fish species names are related to a physical characteristic like colour shape or pattern or named after the person instrumental in collecting. 7 30 temperature. 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 color of both sexes is dark blue with black vertical stripes with alternating lighter stripes of light blue to white.