(1) Chitimba Gold (Tropheops sp.) Unsexed Juvenile

  • $8.99


You will Receive 1 unsexed juvenile,

Tropheops sp. Chitimba Gold have bright yellow bodies with black edges on their anal and caudal fins. Males will develop a blue belly when mature, but subdominant males will remain mostly yellow with hints of blue. Along their flanks between their pectoral fins and caudal peduncle, the scales each contain a small light blue iridescent spot. 

Scientific Name: Tropheops sp.

Common Name: Chitimba Gold

Max Size: 5"

pH: 7.5-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 74-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake food low in protein

Compatibility: Mbuna - Labeotropheus, Labidochromis, Iodotropheus Cynotilapia. Victorian cichlids.

Tank Mate Options:

  • Yellow Lab
    Pearl White Zebra
    Red Top Hongi

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  • In the rare event of a DOA, please send us a clear photo of the DOA fish still in the bag within 2 hours of FedEx showing the package has been delivered
  • All sizes listed are approximate
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