Common name: Enantiopus Kilesa
Scientific name: Enantiopus sp. Kilesa
Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches
Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika
Typical Tank setup: Large rocky Tanganyika biotype tank with plenty of fine sand
Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 240 Litres
Compatibility: Other peaceful Tanganyikan species such as Xenotilapia, Cyprichromis, Cyatopharynx
Temperature: 24-27 Deg C / 74-79 Deg F
Water chemistry: pH 7.6-8.6
Feeding: Brine shrimp, daphnia and cyclops. Also quality flakes and small pellets or grains can be fed. Avoid overfeeding, as this will cause diseases.
Sexing: Males tend to be larger and more colourful
Breeding: Mouthbrooders, the males will dig a pit by piling up sand in small perfectly laid out piles around the pit and perform the common cichlid shimmer and colour up to attract a suitable female.
Additional Information: Currently restricted to the shore to the west of lake Tanganyika between Kavala and Kalemie.