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Lethrinops Sp. - Red Cap

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Med Unsexed 2+ Inch

Lethrinops sp. "Red Cap" (Itungi)
Place of Origin: Lake Malawi - from the extreme northern tip of the lake in Tanzania
Feeding: high quality pellets 

Temperament: Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament: Aggressive
Maximum Size: 4.5"

Not often seen in the trade.  Is an attractive fish with males developing a metallic green/blue-ish body and a red "cap" on the top of the head. It is one of the more docile of the African Cichlids and should not be housed with overly aggressive fish.  House with peacocks and and less aggressive Haps from Lake Malawi.  

 

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