afra cichlid

Like many mbuna cichlids, this is a notoriously aggressive fish that should be kept in a species or mbuna tank. The best practice is to keep one male with several females. They should be provided with large spaces with plenty of hiding shelters.

The afra cichlid, Cynotilapia afra, is a freshwater fish of the cichlid family. It is also known as dogtooth cichlid. This fish is endemic to the central and northern parts of Lake Malawi and is found in rocky habitats. It prefers a pH range of 8.08.5 and a temperature range of 2327C.


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