• Xystichromis sp. "Kyoga flameback"

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. 

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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