Iodotropheus sprengeraeOLIVER & LOISELLE 1972
Trade names and synonyms
Rusty cichlid, Lavender mbuna.
Size and appearance
Is best kept in an aquarium of 150 litres or larger.
Easy to breed like most of the species from the mbuna-group. Broods generally consist of 10-40 fry.
One of the most peaceful species from the mbuna-group.
Occurs in southern part of Lake Malawi at Boadzulu, Chinyankwazi and Chinyamwezi Islands.