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Lethrinops furcifer
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Group Haplochromis
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Discovered By TREWAVAS 1931
Common Name "Green Face", "Rounded Head"
Fish Size min 6" - max 7" Inches
Min Tank Size 75 Gallons
General Information Located throughout the lake. Found in shallow water over sand. Diet in the wild consists of insect larvae taken from 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.






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