Animal Stories - Lemon Cichlid


Animal-World Information about: Lemon Cichlid

The Lemon Cichlid is a very popular Lake Tanganyika cichlid renowned for its brilliant yellow/orange coloring!
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samiran roy,india - 2011-11-04
How much do these guys cost in India? I badly want one. Please respond.

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  • charan kumar - 2013-12-19
    If you are in bangalore, then you are lucky and i can provide you orange lelupii both adults and small. Let me know if you want.
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Ricky - 2005-09-26
To get this fish to have very vibrant color you should feed them foods that have carotene in them. Foods like mysid shrimp and crickets will do fine. A very pretty fish from Lake Tanganyka. Provide this fish with many caves and crevices. They are not agressive to fish of similar size but can definitly hold their own.

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  • Dib\'s - 2010-10-29
    G'day Ricky,could i keep a Leleupi with a pair of Julidochromis Marlieri.The tank is 6ft.x2ft.x2ft.?
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donna - 2011-12-12
I believe this is my fish of 3yrs. Can't kill it you would not believe what it has survived including a whole bottle of stool softner. However I have it alone in 10 gal.moves rocks,eats scales off other fish and won't let them eat.

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john - 2011-10-20
I saw an albino one of these at the walmart by my house. Would it be a good idea to get one. I have a 20 gallon and was thinking about getting the other two in the same as him at walmart so he isn't lonely. please respond.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-10-21
    It is recommended that a lemon cichlid have a minimum of a 40 gallon tank just for iteself. They are loners so I wouldn't worry about him being alone and they are frequently kept just as one fish. Are you sure you have a lemon cichlid? They are also carnivores. If another fish will fit in its mouth, it will be considered food.
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