African Cichlid | Taiwan Reef Cichlid

African Cichlid | Taiwan Reef Cichlid

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Scientific Name: Protomelas Steveni

Common Name: Taiwan Reef Cichlid

Adult Size: 7 inch

Habitat:  Lake Malawi

Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions:  

  • Temperature Range: 72°F-80°F
  • pH Range: 7.4-8.6
  • Hardness Range: 10-15

    Temperament: They are very territorial and will not tolerate other cichlids around “their” crevice. 

    Diet & Nutrition: Algae constitutes a large portion of this fishes diet in the wild. 

    Breeding & Spawning:  Maternal Mouthbrooder breeds best in trios in larger tanks of 75 gallons or more.

    Gender: Male of the species has brighter coloration while the females are plainer and more drab.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart


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