|| Haplochromis latifasciatus (Astatotilapia latifasciata)
||Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm)
||AFRICA: Endemic to Lake Kyoga and Lake Nawampasa.
||This species is listed as critically endangered
and some say presumed extinct in the wild. It is fairly common
among hobbyist who have a captive breeding stock. What a shame.
| Min Tank Size:
||48 inches, 55 gallon or larger.
||Carnivore/Insectivore, will accept most prepared foods. Include
some high protein material.
|| 72 - 78°F (22-26°C);pH range: 7.2
– 8.6; dH range: 10 - 25
||Fairly easy. Enjoys live foods. Please note that like all Victorian Cichlids,
they need better water conditions than most other Africans.
This is a slightly sexually dimorphic species, the males adopting a red belly at
||Can be kept with most other Lake Victoria cichlids.
||Some experience needed but bood for a first try at a Lake Victoria tank.