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Species: Lamprologus calliurus
Common Name: Giant Mpimbwe Shelldweller
Size: Up to 5 inches (12 cm)
Habitat: AFRICA: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.
Min Tank Size: 36 minimum length.
Diet: Carnivore, will accept most prepared foods.
Behavior: Mildy agressive.
Water: 77 - 79°F (25-26 C); pH: 8.6, Water Hardness: Very Hard.
Care: Shelldweller, a sandy substrate to bury shells, species only tank, harem or pair setup.
Communities: Bad, Species only.
Suitability: Good for mildly experienced.

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