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#1 Bradley

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  • Location:Wisconsin
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  • Gender:Male
  • Age:23
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  • Total Fish Count:Too few untill they multiply
  • Referred By:The one called Christopher
  • Statement:I maintain thousands of gallons... I'm turning into a fish.. :o

Posted 03 August 2006 - 10:20 PM

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Origin: Lake Tanganyika

Minimum Tank Size: 10 Gallon

Care Level: Easy

Max Size: Males 2-1/2 Inches
Females 1-1/2 Inches

Colors: Gold, Metallic Blue, and Pearly.

Breeding: Shell Spawner

Temperament: Aggressive

Diet: Carnivore

Temp: 78 - 80F

pH: 7.8-8.6

The Gold Ocellatus is an aggressive cichlid from Lake Tanganyika, the biggest of the great lakes in Africa. It is best to keep at least 2 females for each male to avoid aggression problems. The Ocellatus takes a long time to mature and when it has reached maturity the males will be a lot larger than the females. These cichlids breed and take up homes in various snail shells so, be prepared to put some shells in your tank upon obtaining some Ocellatus.

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