OPHTHALMOTILAPIA NASUTA GOLD 5CM

$59.00

10 in stock

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Ophthalmotilapia nasuta Gold is a stunning and sought-after cichlid species native to Lake Tanganyika in East Africa. This remarkable fish is known for its striking appearance and intriguing behaviors, making it a prized addition to the aquarium hobby.

One of the most distinctive features of Ophthalmotilapia nasuta Gold is its elongated snout, which it uses for sifting through sandy substrates in search of food. The body of this cichlid is adorned with shimmering golden or yellow hues, giving it an elegant and regal appearance.

These cichlids are typically found in the rocky habitats of Lake Tanganyika, often dwelling among crevices and caves. In aquariums, it’s essential to replicate this natural environment by providing plenty of rocky hiding places and caves for them to explore and claim as territory.

Ophthalmotilapia nasuta Gold is a mouthbrooding species, where the female carries and protects the eggs and fry in her mouth. This unique reproductive behavior is fascinating to observe in captivity, as the female carefully tends to her brood.

When caring for Ophthalmotilapia nasuta Gold in an aquarium, maintaining stable water conditions and offering a well-balanced diet are essential for their health and vibrant colors. These cichlids are generally peaceful but can become territorial during breeding, so it’s crucial to provide ample space and compatible tank mates.

With their captivating appearance and interesting behaviors, Ophthalmotilapia nasuta Gold is a prized choice for dedicated aquarium enthusiasts looking to recreate the beauty of Lake Tanganyika in their home aquariums.

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OPHTHALMOTILAPIA NASUTA GOLD 5CM

10 in stock

Multibuy Offer

Quantity Multibuy Price (per fish)
1 $59.00
4+ $55.00