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Maylandia lombardoi
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Group Mbuna
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Discovered By BURGESS 1977
Common Name "Kenyi"
Fish Size min 4" - max 5" Inches
Min Tank Size 50 Gallons
General Information Located at Mbenji Island and Nkomo Reef. Found in deep water over intermediate habitat. Diet in the wild consists of plankton and algae taken from the rocks.

The aquarium should have plenty of rockwork to provide shelter, territorial markers and spawning sites. Feed a quality cichlid flake/pellet food. Supplement with spirulina flake and frozen foods such as krill, brine or mysis.






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