Tiny Fish You Cannot Find In Wild Anymore: More About Haplochromis Guiarti “Red Eye”

Haplochromis guiarti “Red Eye”

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  • Common name:
  • Location and Lake collected from:  Lake Victoria
  • Approximate size:  3.5″ is the largest I have seen.
  • Food:  This species is a piscivore. Accepts flake food.
  • pH:  7.5 – 8.4
  • Temperature:  75 – 82 degrees F.
  • Breeding behavior: Mouthbrooder.  I have not seen much aggression from this species.  They just seem to hang out in the tank without anyone fish taking territory until they are ready to spawn.
  • Tankmates:  I have seen them kept with Yssichromis argens.
  • Tank size:  I have seen 19 fish of this species ranging in size from 2.5 – 3.5″ in a 70-gallon tank.
  • Additional notes:  This species believed to be extinct in the wild.  The fish pictured and described is at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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