• Xystichromis sp. "Kyoga flameback"

Xystichromis sp. Kyoga Flameback males have a red upper body and a yellow-green lower body. The body is divided by a broken black vertical line. Some males show red, others show blue on the dorsal fin. Females are yellow-green with a broken black vertical line. This fish is somewhat shy. Males may hide color at first until comfortable. Single Males will mix with Peacocks and haps; but, may hide color at first. Critically Endangered C.A.R.E.S. Program Fish, facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. 

Last, grow out count 04/19/2019. Next, grow out count due 05/10/2019. The remaining option will have two 1.5" Sex Uncertain added to it.

This fish is being discontinued from in-store stock. 

Once these fish are gone from stock they will only be available through my special order lists at a much higher price. 

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Base Price is a 2.5" Male. 

Please note: No sex is guaranteed on sex uncertain fish. Watch for groups with guaranteed males and females for certain sexed fish in a group. Broods are about 50/50.

Peaceful Victorian that mixes well with Peacocks, smaller peacefull haplochromines, and a few mild mbuna

See Compatibility Chart

Recommended Foods: Recommended Food: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee


Profile Specs
Scientific Name Xystichromis All Red Kyoga/ Kyoga Flameback
Common Name(s) Kyoga/ Kyoga Flameback
Geo. Origin Lake Kyoga and Lake Nawampasa
Habitat Lives among the aquatic plants around the lakes' perimeters
Diet Herbivore
Gender Differences Dimorphic
Breeding Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size 6"
Temperature 74-78F
pH 7.2-8.6
Water Hardness Hard

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Xystichromis sp. "Kyoga flameback"

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