Pseudotropheus sp. "elongatus ruarwe"
Photo © Michael Persson
Pseudotropheus sp. "elongatus ruarwe" male.
Trade names and synonyms
Pseudotropheus thin line, Pseudotropheus elongatus spot, Pseudotropheus Jewel spot, Pseudotropheus elongatus blue blotch.
Males reaches around 11 cm, females are smaller.
300 litres (65 gal.) and above.
Habitats with a rich layer of sediment at rocky shorelines.
This mbuna is fairly easy to spawn.
Ps. sp."elongatus ruarwe" is a rather rough and aggressive cichlid which is best kept together with other cichlids from the mbuna group.
At the east coast it's found at several locations around Mbamba Bay, and at the west coast between Ruarwe and Charo.