Males are light blue with red mixed through the body and red on the tail. This fish is slow to color; but well worth the wait. Females are brown with or without some red on the tail. This fish rarely colors before 4 to 4.5"

Fusco's can grow to a whopping 10"+ and is a predator fish and often will ambush smaller fish. For that reason, it should not be kept with smaller Haps and Mbuna. Males develops blue on entire head region with some blue in the body and fins. Red anal fin with white eggspots, red/blue patterns on dorsal and caudal fin. Body has distinct pattern which is universal in both males and females. Female lacks the male coloration, and maintains a brown tone throughout.

  • 1 x 3.5cm Fusco - Nimbochromis fuscotaeniatus
  • Species - Nimbochromis Fuscotaeniatus
  • Common Name - Fusco
  • Marture Adult Size - 10"
  • Origin - Lake Malawi
  • PH Range - 7.2 -8.0
  • Temperature Range 24°c - 28°c
  • Water Type - Hard Alkaline
  • Temperature - Tropical 24 - 28
  • Breed Type - Mouthbrooder
  • Size - 5cm
  • Sex - Unsexed
Barcode # 642889760677
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m

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