African Cichlid | Albino Socolofi Cichlid

African Cichlid | Albino Socolofi Cichlid

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Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus socolofi (Albino)

Common Name: Albino Pindani, Albino Socolofi

Adult Size: 6 inches

Life Expectancy: 5 years

Habitat: Lake Malawi, Africa

Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions:

  • pH : 7.8 - 8.6
  • Temperature : 78°F - 82°F
  • Water Hardness : 5° to 18°

Temperament: Mildly Aggressive

Diet/Nutrition: Accepts most foods offered but vegetable matter in the form of spirulina flakes, blanched spinach, nori etc. should form a large proportion of the diet. This can be supplemented with live and frozen varieties.

Breeding: Not very difficult. Maternal mouthbrooder. Ideally it should be spawned in a species tank in a harem of one male and at least 3 females, although it will often spawn in the community aquarium.

Gender: Females and males are identical with the exception of some females who may sometimes lack egg spots.

Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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