Nimbochromis Fuscotaeniatus

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2nd Pic are the actual Male for sale

Nimbochromis Fuscotaeniatus (Fusco)
Scientific name: Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatusNimbochromis fuscotaeniatus
Common name: Fusco
Average size: 11"
Distribution: Lake Wide
Minimum tank size: 184G at Full size
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Carnivore
pH Range: 7.8-8.6
Temperature: 24-28c
Water Hardness: Hard

Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus also known as the Fusco Cichlid is a large predatory Cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi found predominantly around the southern regions of the lake this ambush predator is fierce looking males turn am electric shade of blue with camouflage pattern females remain a brown colour with similar pattern.

Aquarium behavior: The aquarium should have a large open swimming area a tank should be at least 6ft in length as a minimum but the bigger the better small amounts of rock work should be provided and a sandy substrate. These fish grow large and subsequently do require a large area to swim.

Temperament: These fish can be very aggressive towards other tank mates so it’s advised they be housed with fish of a similar size and aggression level best kept with other predatory Haps.

Summary:The Fusco is a stunning looking fish and a mean predator to boot with its ambush hunting it’s a true predator this fish closely resembles Tyrannochromis nigriventer and it’s believed that one day there is a possibility of it being reclassified. These fish are a stunning addition to any predatory Hap tank and very popular within the aquarium hobby.