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Aulonocara baenschi
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Group Haplochromis
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Discovered By MEYER & RIEHL 1985
Fish Size min 3" - max 5" Inches
Min Tank Size 30 Gallons
General Information Found mostly in intermediate zones. Diet in the wild consists of microinvertebrates found in the sand.

The aquarium should have some rockwork but still provide open swimming space both along the bottom and mid-tank region. Feed a quality cichlid flake/pellet food, supplement occasionally with frozen brine, krill or mysis.

Keep one male to several females, do not keep with other Aulonocara species as hybridization can occur.






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