Neolamprologus marunguensis

Neolamprologus marunguensis lives in small groups. They will form a pair for breeding purposes but the group will defend they fry together.

Description

Neolamprologus marunguensis

Neolamprologus marunguensis must be kept in  a group. This group wil occupy a territory. Couples are formed only during the breeding season. Plants are generally left alone. The aquarium can be  decorated with rocks and stones to create caves. A regular substantial water change is necessary.

This species was first described in 1989 by Büscher.

Origin

Lake Tanganyika.

Diet

It is best to feed them with live food. After habituation, frozen and dry food is also accepted.

Breeding Neolamprologus marunguensis

Breeding Neolamprologus marunguensis is fairly easy. A small number of eggs are laid in a hole. After a week the fry leave the cave. They can be raised with newly hatched brine shrimp and crushed flakes. A pair will get several litters in a very short time.

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Author

Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie

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AquariuGlaser.de

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