Tanganyikan Calvus Cichlid 5cm

The Calvus Cichlid is native to the Southwestern rocky coastal waters of Lake Tanganyika in Africa. This species is very slow growing, taking over 6 months to reach only 4cm long, and 2 years+ to reach sexual maturity. That’s a very slow growing fish! Their bodies are very thin and compact and are a dark black color w many small white spots. Their sloping forehead and large mouth gives them a sinister look.

The Calvus Cichlid can be housed in an aquarium of at least 30 gals if in a species aquarium, and a larger aquarium if maintained with other smaller Tanganyikan cichlids. Calvus cichlids will appreciate plenty of rocks, shells and driftwood.



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  • 1 x Calvus 5m African Cichlid
  • Species - Altolamprologus calvus
  • Common Name - Calvus
  • Marture Adult Size - 6"Tanganyikan
  • PH Range - 7.8 -9.0
  • Tempreature Range 24°c - 28°c
  • Breed Type - Shell Spawner
  • Size - 5cm
  • Sex - Unsexed


SKU LF-calvus-5cm
Barcode # 880340843570
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m

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