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October 24: Arrival of New Marine Water Fish.


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Tropheus Morilo

Tropheus Morilo

Scientific Name: Tropheus Morilo

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Family: Cichlidae


Other Names: Tropheus Moliro Firecracker, Tropheus red Moliro, Tropheus sp. Moliro, Tropheus Moliro



Technical Info

Temperature: 26 - 28 ℃

pH: 8 - 8.5

GH: 10 - 20

Max size: 10 cm

Min Tank size: 100 Ltr




Feed plenty of algae based foods including flake and pellets. They are a algae, phyto-plankton and plant eater so must have a vegetable based diet



Tropheus Morilo is mouthbrooder. The female will take the unfertilized eggs in her mouth; eggs will be fertilized after the male release his milt into her mouth. This process occurs when the female follow the male very close to his anal fin. Fry can be feed with brine shrimps or with crushed flake foods


Compatible with

Ideal tank mates include: African Catfish, Other African Cichlids, Plecos



Tropheus are an aggressive cichlid towards others of its own species so should be kept in groups of 6 or more preferably in a species aquarium.