• Placidochromis electra  (Deep Water Hap)

Placidochromis Electra Deep Water males have a two-tone color. Their face is blue/green and their body is blue/gray with black horizontal stripes. Their lower fins are black. Females have a silver body with black vertical lines. They are a peaceful haplochromines type fish.

Mildly aggressive haplochromines that mixes well with most other milder haplochromines, peacocks, milder mbuna, and milder Lake Victorians.

These fish are occasionally available on a special order list. This strain is more aggressive than most Deep Water Hap strains. Best kept with other haps. 

Base Price is a 3" Part Color Male.

see https://www.cichlidsarespecial.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=89  when I am ordering from my wholesaler.

Be sure to sign up for the newsletter in your account (Name, Address, Phone number for shipping purposes) to know when these fish are available. 

Best kept in single male tanks with milder peacocks and milder Lake Malawi Haplochromines. 

Best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five or six females. 

Recommended foods  Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee 

More Information on http://www.cascommunityforums.com/ 



Profile Specs
Scientific Name Placidochromis Electra
Common Name(s) Placidochromis Electra
Geo. Origin From Chiwindi to Mara Point; Mozambique & Lumessi Mozambique to Ntekete Malawi
Habitat Sandy habitat
Diet Carnivore
Gender Differences Dimorphic
Breeding Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size 6"
Temperature 78 - 82F
pH 7.8 - 8.6
Water Hardness Hard

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Placidochromis electra (Deep Water Hap)

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