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Benitochromis conjunctus

Benitochromis conjunctus

Scientific name: Benitochromis conjunctus

Common name: N/A

Family: Cichlidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 6 - 7 cm (2.36 - 2.76 inch)

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Recommended pH range for the species: 6.9 - 7.5

Recommended water hardness (dGH): 5 - 17°N (89.29 - 303.57ppm)

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Recommended temperature: 22 - 25 °C (71.6 - 77°F)

The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning

Where the species comes from: Africa

Temperament to its own species: peaceful

Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful

Usual place in the tank: Middle levels

Food and feeding

Us quality flake or cichlid pellets for the staple diet. The use of spirulina flake will also benefit this fish. For treats twice weekly, brine shrimp and blood worms can be offered.

Origin

Africa; Benitochromis conjunctus is found in the waterways and lakes of West Africa.

Sexing

There are no visible differences between the sexes.

Breeding

Benitochromis conjunctus are maternal mouth brooders. When the eggs have been deposited, the female will scoop them into her mouth for brooding. They can be in there for up to 3 weeks and when the fry are released they can be fed on newly hatched brine shrimp or crushed flake. The female will often take the fry back into her mouth at night are when they are in danger.

Lifespan

The expected life span of Benitochromis conjunctus is 6-8 years.

Short description

This species is not often available on the market. Benitochromis conjunctus are classed as a peaceful species and will mix with other species of fish.

Pictures

Bought by aqua-fish.net from jjphoto.dk.Benitochromis conjunctus, picture 1 Benitochromis conjunctus, picture 2 Benitochromis conjunctus, picture 3

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