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Daffodil - Neolamprologus pulcher

Daffodil - Neolamprologus pulcher

Scientific name: Neolamprologus pulcher

Common name: Daffodil

Family: Cichlidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 7 - 10 cm (2.76 - 3.94 inch)

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Recommended pH range for the species: 7.1 - 8.4

Recommended water hardness (dGH): 8 - 30°N (142.86 - 535.71ppm)

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Recommended temperature: 23 - 26 °C (73.4 - 78.8°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

Use a quality flake or pellets for the staple diet. Daffodils will also greedily consume mysis, krill and brine shrimp.

Origin

Africa; Daffodils are to be found in Lake Tanganyika.

Sexing

These can be difficult to sex but the adult males will usually be larger than the females.

Breeding

A very easy species of fish to breed, they will often use shells as spawning sites and it may not be always apparent that they have bred until the fry emerge. The female will control the parenting but if they spawn again the fry will also be tended by the older juveniles.

Lifespan

The expected lifespan for Neolamprologus pulcher is 5-6 years.

Short description

When Neolamprologus pulcher are breeding they can be very aggressive, because of this it is best to keep them in a species only tank. Add plenty of rockwork for hiding places but leave a large open area at the front of the tank for swimming space.

Pictures

Bought by aqua-fish.net from jjphoto.dk.Daffodil picture 1 Daffodil picture 2 Daffodil picture 3

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