English section   Home   Services   Articles   Malawi   Tanganyika   Photo  
Hem  
Swedish section   Hem   Tjänster   Artiklar   Malawi   Tanganyika   Viktoria   Västafrika   Foto    
Tanganyika

Cichlids
Altolamprologus calvus
Altolamprologus compressiceps

Benthochromis tricoti

Callochromis macrops
Callochromis melanostigma
Callochromis pleurospilus

Chalinochromis brichardi
Chalinochromis popelini

Ctenochromis horei

Cyathopharynx foae
Cyathopharynx furcifer

Cyphotilapia frontosa

Cyprichromis leptosoma
Cyprichromis sp. "leptosoma jumbo speckleback rainbow"
Cyprichromis microlepidotus

Enantiopus melanogenys

Eretmodus cyanostictus
Eretmodus sp. "cyanostictus full bar"

Gnathochromis permaxillaris

Julidochromis dickfeldi
Julidochromis marlieri
Julidochromis ornatus
Julidochromis regani
Julidochromis transcriptus

<Lamprologus> brevis
<Lamprologus> calliurus
<Lamprologus> caudopunctatus
<Lamprologus> multifasciatus
<Lamprologus> ocellatus
<Lamprologus> similis
<Lamprologus> speciosus
<Lamprologus> stappersi

Lepidiolamprologus hecqui
Lepidiolamprologus elongatus
Lepidiolamprologus meeli

Neolamprologus brichardi
Neolamprologus buescheri
Neolamprologus crassus
Neolamprologus cylindricus
Neolamprologus falcicula
Neolamprologus kungweensis
Neolamprologus leleupi
Neolamprologus marunguensis
Neolamprologus nigriventris
Neolamprologus pulcher
Neolamprologus savoryi
Neolamprologus sexfasciatus
Neolamprologus signatus
Neolamprologus tetracanthus
Neolamprologus tretocephalus

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta
Ophthalmotilapia ventralis

Paracyprichromis nigripinnis

Petrochromis_trewavasae

Tanganicodus irsacae

Telmatochromis vittatus

Triglachromis otostigma

Tropheus annectens
Tropheus sp."black"
Tropheus brichardi
Tropheus duboisi
Tropheus sp."ikola"
Tropheus moorii
Tropheus sp."red"

Variabilichromis moorii

Xenotilapia flavipinnis
Xenotilapia ochrogenys
Xenotilapia sp. "papilio sunflower"
Xenotilapia spilopterus

Non cichlids
Aethiomastacembelus ellipsifer
Brycinus sp."tiger"
Synodontis multipunctatus
Synodontis petricola

Facts
Lake Tanganyika map

 

 

 


Neolamprologus leleupi
POLL, 1956

Photo © Michael Persson
Neolamprologus leleupi

Trade names and synonyms
Lamprologus leleupi, Lamprologus longior, Neolamprologus leleupi leleupi, Lamprologus leleupi leleupi, Neolamprologus leleupi melas, Lamprologus leleupi melas.

Size
Between 8 and 11 cm (3-4.5 in.) females smaller.

Food
Shrimpmix, brine shrimps and cyclops.

Aquarium
At least 200 litres (45 gal.). Arranged with a lot of caves and hiding-places.

Habitat
Rocky habitat with a rich layer of sediment, at depths down at 30 metres (100 ft.).

Breeding
A substrate spawner which is fairly easy to breed. The spawning take place in narrow caves. The litters could vary between 40 and 100 frys.

General
The male could behave rather aggressive against the females, this is why it's important to arrannge the aquarium whith plenty of hiding-places for the females.

Distribution
Neolamprologus leleupi is found at several locations both at the east and west coast of the Lake Tanganyika.

Photo © Michael Persson
Neolamprologus leleupi

Copyright © Michael Persson 1997-2006. All rights reserved.