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Pseudotropheus spec."Perspicax Orange Cap"
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Group Mbuna
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Discovered By TREWAVAS, 1935
Common Name "red-top ndumbi"
Fish Size min 3" - max 4" Inches
Min Tank Size 30 Gallons
General Information Located at Pombo and Ndumbi. Found in the rocky habitat. Diet in the wild consists of aufwuchs taken off 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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