Types of Algae Growth Found in a Tropical Fish Tank

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There are 7 main types of algae (but more do exist) that aquariums can have. Brown algae This will probably be the first type of algae any one will encounter in the aquarium and could appear from early on and will …

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Haplochromis Red Pseudonigricans – Lithochromis Rufus

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Common name: Haplochromis Red Pseudonigricans Scientific name: Lithochromis Rufus Adult Fish Size: Male: 11 cm  / 4 1/2  inches,  Female: 8.5 cm  /  3-1/2 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: …

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Zue Island – Paralabidochromis Chromogynos

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Common name: Zue Island Scientific name: Paralabidochromis Chromogynos Average Adult Fish Size: 11cm  /  4 ½ inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallon / 160 litre minimum for one …

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Kenya Gold – Haplochromis sp. Kenya Gold

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Common name:   Kenya Gold Scientific name: Haplochromis sp. Kenya Gold Average Adult Fish Size: male- 10cm / 3 1/2 inches,  female- 5cm / 2 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Zebra Obliquidens – Astatotilapia Latifasciata

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Common name: Zebra Obliquidens Scientific name: Astatotilapia Latifasciata Average Adult Fish Size: 12.7 cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 300 litres / 75 gallons Compatibility: Mildly aggressive. …

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Python Island – Pundamilia Nyererei

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Common name: Python Island Scientific name: Pundamilia Nyererei Average Adult Fish Size: 7.5cm / 3 inches, but other color variants may reach 12cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Christmas Fulu – Xystichromis Phytophagus

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Common name: Christmas Fulu Scientific name: Xystichromis Phytophagus Average Adult Fish Size: 11 cm / 4.25 inches for males, females are slightly smaller Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victorian tank but also appreciates pieces of driftwood …

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Haplochromis sp. Carp – Mbipia Lutea

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Common name: Haplochromis sp. Carp Scientific name: Mbipia Lutea Average Adult Fish Size: 10cm / 4 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallons / 160 Litres Compatibility: Very aggressive. …

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Tricolor Fulu – Neochromis Omnicaeruleus

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Common name: Tricolor Fulu Scientific name: Neochromis Omnicaeruleus Average Adult Fish Size: 12 cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 55 gallons / 220 Litres Compatibility: Keep with …

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Kyoga Flameback – Haplochromis Xystichromis

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Common name: Kyoga Flameback Scientific name: Haplochromis Xystichromis Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallons / 160 Litres Compatibility: Keep with other …

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