Neolamprologus Ocellatus: is known to be one of the smallest african cichlids, but it comes with an attitude. it is the more honory of all the shell dweller, it will continuously defend its small territory from all fish, small or large, by nipping the intruder and running back and hiding it it's shell. This shell-dwelling cichlid is endemic to Lake Tanganyika, it is a light orange/tan in color, with some purple scales on the side of the body. It is an attractive fish with an attitude. They grows up to (1.25"-1.5") . All shell dweller cichlids like nice round snail shells where they can hide and breed. With multiple shell laid out throughout the aquarium, this fish will feel safe and is interesting to watch. Over time they will breed, form nice small colonies and take care of their young. This fish will do well in aquarium of 20 gallons and up. It is a hard water species that will need a ph of 7.5 and up, temp of 78-80 would be optimal.
Aquarium bred and raised
Purchase Size: 0.5"