Caudopunctatus Cichlid

lg 89321 cichlid
Latin name: (Neolamprologus caudopunctatus)

Care Level





Blue, Tan, White, Yellow



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons



This Lamprologus Caudopunctatus Cichlid is a great addition for any aquarium with plenty of room for it to thrive. The 30 gallon aquarium should be filled with Tanganyikan cichlids, rocks, shells, and African driftwood to create caves. Additionally, the sandy bottom should be made of aragonite to keep the pH and alkalinity levels high, making it an ideal breeding environment. With the right environment, this cichlid can live a long and happy life.

The Lamprologus Caudopunctatus Cichlid is a unique fish species that requires special care and attention when breeding. When provided with the right conditions, they can be a rewarding experience as they are capable of reaching sexual maturity within a few years. To ensure a successful breeding process, provide a few inches of sand, as well as plenty of empty shells for the female to lay their eggs. Additionally, the young should be relocated to a separate aquarium after hatching to improve their survival rates. With the proper care, this species can be a great addition to any aquarium.

Dogs that are fed a diet that includes meaty items such as blood worms, brine and mysis shrimp, and carnivore flake and pellet foods will be healthier overall and have a longer life expectancy.

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