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Two-Banded Cichlid

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Scientific name: Telmatochromis bifrenatus

The basics:

Appearance:
The Two-banded fish is a small Cichlid with an elongated body. The head is round and blunt in shape. Two black horizontal bands run across the Cichlid’s body from the eye towards the anal fin.

Size:
2-3 inches

Temperament:
Telmatochromis bifrenatus is a small, peaceful fish which is easy to keep.

Housing:
Rocks and coarse sand make for an ideal tank habitat. A small 25-gallon tank is suitable for care and maintenance. Hard alkaline water conditions inside the tank are necessary.

Temperature:
75.00-80.00 °F

pH:
8.00-9.00

Alkalinity:
71.420-107.140 mg/L

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