Eastern Happy Cichlid (Astatotilapia calliptera)

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Eastern Happy Cichlid

Astatotilapia calliptera male.jpg
Eastern Happy Cichlid (Male)

Astatotilapia calliptera

170 Litres (45 US G.)

10-15 cm (3.9-5.9")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.8 - 8.2

24 -28 °C (75.2-82.4°F)

8-12 °d

1:2 M:F

8-10 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Eastern Happy Cichlid, Eastern Bream

Additional scientific names

Chromis callipterus, Ctenochromis callipterus, Haplochromis callipterus, Haplochromis centropristoides, Neochromis simotes nyassae, Tilapia calliptera


Origin[edit | edit source]

This fish is not only found in Lake Malawi, but also in Lakes Chiuta and Chilwa and the Lower Zambezi, Buzi, Pungwe and Save River systems.

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