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Lamprologus ocellatus


Species: Lamprologus ocellatus
Common Name: Gold ocellatus (occie)
Size: Up to 2 inches (5 cm)
Habitat: AFRICA: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon or larger.
Diet: Carnivore, will accept most prepared foods.
Behavior: Mildy agressive.
Water: 77 - 79°F (25-26 C); pH: 8.0 to 9.0; Water Hardness: Very Hard, dH range: 9 - 19
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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