Common name: Lemon Cichlid, Orange Leleupi Cichlid
Latin name: Neolamprologus leleupi
Maximum size: 9-10cm.
Water chemistry: pH 7.5-9.0; Hardness 8-25°H; Temperature 22-25°C.
Origin: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa. On rocky shores, needs hiding places, cave spawner.
Diet: Carnivore, different live and frozen foods should be the majority of the diet. Will accept good quality pellet and flake food such as New Life Spectrum or Dainichi.
On rocky shores, needs hiding places, cave spawner. Hardy and easy to care for. Mildly to highly aggressive, a larger tank is needed for a colony.