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Zebra Mbuna

Species: Metriaclima callainos
Note: This species has gone through many nomenclatural changes. A couple are Maylandia zebra and Pseudotropheus zebra. Metriaclima is now the excepted name.
Common Name: Zebra Mbuna
Size: 6 in (15 cm)
Habitat: AFRICA: Endemic to Lake Malawi
Min Tank Size: 55 gallons.
Diet: Omnivorous, Flake frozen and live. Supplement with algae wafers.
Behavior: Aggressive to all.
Water: 73 - 81°F (23-27 C); pH range: 7.2 9.0; dH range: 9 - 19.
Care: Easy
Communities: Territorial, house with similar tough species.
Suitability: OK if needs are met

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