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Copadichromis borleyi "Kadango"
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Group Haplochromis
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Common Name "Kadango" "Red Fin"
Fish Size min 6" - max 8" Inches
Min Tank Size 50 Gallons
Sexual Differences Males develop blue in the face and fins with maroon to blood red in the body. Females remain silver with orange fins.
General Information Located throughout Lake Malawi. Found mostly over rocky areas. Diet in the wild consists mainly of zooplankton.

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 and mysis.






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