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Trade names and synonyms
Lamprologus tetracanthus, Lamprologus brevianalis, Lamprologus marginatus.
Males could reach a size of 20 cm, females are smaller.
In the wild it is mainly feeding on different invertebrates.
Could be hold in quite small tanks, from 150 litres and above.
Occurs in sandy habitats and the intermediate zone between rocks and sandy in shallow waters.
Neolamprologus tetracanthus is despite the size a quiet and peaceful cichlid.
Occurs all around the Lake Tanganyika.