Common Name Melanochromis Lepidiadaptes
Scientific Name Melanochromis Lepidiadaptes
Size 9 cm
Origin Southern Shores of Lake Malawi
Tank Setup Cichlid Setup
Temperature 25 – 28 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous, can take flakes and pellets and occasionally it likes frozen brine shrimp in their diet, as well as a variety of vegetables.
Gender Males are silvery blue and the females tend to be brown.
Comments Theyare a very active fish and should be kept with other active fish, because their active nature can disturb the more peaceful and slow fishes. They can also become very aggressive to species of its own kind.