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Neolamprologus caudopunctatus

This Tanganyika cichlid with the long name is best known for the colorful small spots on the dorsal and caudal or tail fin. In fact the name caudopunctatus means spotted tail. Until these aquarium fish are fully mature it is difficult to distinguish males from females, but males grow a bit larger than the females and have just a little bit more color.     

  • Scientific Name: Neolamprologus caudopunctatus
  • Origin: Lake Tanganyika
  • Life Span: 10 years
  • Max Size: 3 1/2 inches
  • Food: Flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Approx. 1  1/4 inch