Neolamprologus brichardiPOLL, 1974
Trade names and synonyms
Lamprologus brichardi, Princess of Burundi, Lamprologus elongatus, Neolamprologus elongatus, Lamprologus savoryi elongatus.
Can reach a maximum length of around 10 cm (4 in.).
Shrimpmix and brine shrimps.
AquariumMinimum 200 litres (45 gal.).
HabitatThis species lives in large schools above rocky floors rich of sediment.
BreedingA substrate spawner which is easy to breed, the frys participate guarding the next comming generations.The amount of a litter can vary beetween 30 and 100 frys.
GeneralNeolamprologus brichardi is a very popular Tanganyika cichlid which is most commonly found by the trading name "Princess of Burundi".Old males sometimes get an indication of a hump in the forehead.It is one of the most popular Tanganyika cichlids which have existed in the hobby since early 1970.
DistributionThis cichlid occurs all around the lake in rocky habitats.