Fivespot African Cichlid (Thysochromis ansorgii)

Also known as African Cichlid, Dwarf Cichlid, Fivespot Cichlid, West African Cichlid

Description

Also known as African Cichlid, Dwarf Cichlid, Fivespot Cichlid, West African Cichlid.

Found in pairs close to caves and crevices of coastal river basins and forested areas.
They feed on insects, fruit and plant detritus.
Length - 8.8cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Africa

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Thysochromis-ansorgii

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