Chalinochromis popelini Chalinochromis popelini


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Chalinochromis popelini

Species name: Chalinochromis popelini

Synonym: Chalinochromis popelini

Common name:

Family: Cichlidae

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size:

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Chalinochromis popelini is endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa.

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Chalinochromis popelini is best kept with other calm Lake Tanganyika cichlids.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-27°C / 72-81°F, pH 7.8 – 8.6

Aquarium setup: Chalinochromis popelini should be ekpt in an aquarium with a lot of caves and a not to fine grained substrate. This Lake Tanganyika cichlid will not harm plants although it is hard to find plants that thrives in the hard water this species require.

Feeding: Chalinochromis popelini accepts most food types including pellets.

Breeding: Chalinochromis popelini can be spawned in aquariums. They breed in a cave and both parents protect the eggs and fry. The species can become very aggressive during the breeding and any other fish must have good hiding places or they will be killed. In a large aquarium the parents only take a smaller part as the breeding territory and other fishes can find refuge outside this area.

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