Protomelas taeniolatus (Fire Hap) (Super Red Empress) is a German line bred version of Red Empress. They tend to color at a smaller size than basic Red Empress; but, sometimes can be difficult to get to color. The line in their midbody may reappear when they are stressed or uncomfortable with a new tank.
Last Grow Out Count 02/21/2018. Next Grow Out Count due 03/16/2018
Base Price is set to a 2.5" Male.
Mildly aggressive haplochromis that mixes well with most other haplochromis, peacocks, milder mbuna, and milder Lake Victorians.
See Compatibility Chart for more Information
Recommended Foods: Recommended Foods: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee, Cobalt Blue (Cobalt Aquatics) Cichlid Flakes or Spirulina Pellets or Flakes
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|Scientific Name||Protomelas Fire Hap (Taeniolates Red)|
|Common Name(s)||Protomelas Fire Hap (Taeniolates Red)|
|Geo. Origin||Aquarium line-bred strain of the Namalenje variety|
|Habitat||Sediment-free rocky habitat|
|Temperature||78 - 82F|
|pH||7.8 - 8.6|
Protomelas taeniolatus Red (Fire Hap) (Super Red Empress)
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