Frontosa Mpimbwe
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Breeder's Notes 11/20/2017:
The mpimbwe fry are growing out nicely. Most specimens are 1"-1.25". The fry are showing a light blue tint on the dorsal fin with clean stripes. Fry of this size should reach 2.5"-3" in about 3-4 months with feeding of quality food and a regular water change schedule. 

Scientific Name: Cyphotiliapia gibberosa (mpimbwe)
Common Name: Frontosa mpimbwe

Origin: Lake Tanganyika
Diet: Carnivore

PH: 7.6-8.6
Temperature: 76-82F
Maximum size: 14"

Recommended tank size: 40 gallons for fry grow out, 125g for an adult breeding colony. 
Recommended breeding colony: Starting with at least a colony of at least 8-10 of mixed sexes is best 
Difficulty: 4 (1-5 with 1 easiest) 
Breeding Method: Maternal mouthbrooder
Breeding Difficulty: 4

  • Item #: Frontosa-Mpimbwe-Cichlid

Frontosa gibberosa (Mpimbwe)

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