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Chalinochromis brichardi, "Magara" -male.
Trade names and synonyms
Males could reach 15 cm (6 in.), female maximum 13 cm (5 in.).
The natural feed consists of different kind of small invertebrates.
At least 200 litres, arranged with many caves.
Found in rocky habitat rich of sediment at depths between 5 and 15 meter.
If you find a pair which works together it's fairly easy to breed this substrate spawner.
The spawning takes place in narrow caves.
Chalinochromis brichardi is rather aggressive against equals, because of that it's recommended to start with a smaller group of fishes.
Found at several locations all around the Lake Tanganyika.