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RUSTY MBUNA (Iodotropheus sprengerae)

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Remarks: Rusty cichlids (Iodotropheus sprengerae) are one of the smaller and less aggressive species of Mbuna. Their purple-orange bodies and bright orange fins stand out among a sea of mbuna more often colored blue, yellow, or red. Because of their low aggression, they can be kept as dithers in an mbuna tank. 

Scientific Name: Iodotropheus sprengerae

Common Name: Rusty Cichlid

Max Size: 4"

pH: 7.5-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 74-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred