Lamprologus lemairii

Lamprologus lemairii is a calm, slow fish should not be kept together with smaller fishes because they think it is food and they will eat them.

Description

Lamprologus lemairii

Lamprologus lemairii is a calm, slow fish should not be kept together with smaller fishes because they think it is food and they will eat them. The aquarium should be set up with stones that make caves. Large, hard plants can be used for decoration as well. The substrate should be sandy.

This species was first described in 1899 by Boulenger.

Synonyms: Lamprologus lemailei, Lamprologus lemairei, Lamprologus lemairi, Neolamprologus lemairei, Lepidiolamprologus lemairii.

Origin

Lake Tanganyika

Diet

You should give them large, live food.  In their natural habitat they exclusive eat other fishes.

Breeding Lamprologus lemairii

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.

Author

Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie

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