Tropheus and more forum registration is free so please, join us today. With excellent water quality and the very best food you can keep. Moliro firecracker tropheus moorii imperial tropicals. There are well over 40 different geographical variants of t. Venting this is by far the best and the only really reliable way to tell your tropheus apart. Tropheus moliro aka firecracker cichlids fighting for a good few minutes these fish are so amazing to watch. Tropheus moorii moliro firecracker red regular cichlids. Offering tricolor apple highfin platy xiphophorus maculatus approximately 2 3 cm in size. Keep tropheus only with very similar fish, if you must keep them with any other fish. Second, increasing redmorph ancestry in the admixture cline by and large coincides with increasing red ness of the. With excellent water quality and the very best food you can keep the lovely tropheus species healthy. The blunthead cichlid tropheus moorii is the champion of variety, with around 50 different color morphs. African cichlid tropheus moori red rainbow see more. Tropheus moliro firecracker for sale at since 1987.
Buy live tropheus chipimbi red stripe tropheus moorii chipimbi. Tanganyikan tropheus red firecracker cichlid chipimbi cichlid. Red moliro tropheus cichlids are usually rather aggressive fish, and males are very aggressive to each other. Red moliro in a home aquarium, including advice for feeding and breeding your tropheus moliro red cichlid. Largesttanganyikanvariety archive eastcoastcichlids. The happeacock assortment is a combo of the peacock and malawi. Discovered very early on by poll in his expedition to lake tanganyika in 19461947, specifically in the village of moliro in the extreme south of the congo. Planted african aquarium with firecracker tropheus and. Coming from the south part of lake tanganyika, this is one of the popular red species of tropheus, often just going under the generic name of tropheus red. View basket tropheus moorii moliro orange firecracker.
Tropheus moorii blunthead cichlid is a species of cichlid endemic to lake tanganyika in africa. To reduce the aggression, they should be kept in large groups of 12 or more and there should be many more females than males. This entry was posted in profiles tropical all fish, profiles tropical lake tanganyika cichlids. The image used above is for illustration purposes only.
Tropheus moliro red, like all tropheus, are highly aggressive towards conspecifics, which can make difficult to keep them in a home aquarium. The males will show a silvery blue coloration while the females and juveniles show a distinctive striped grayish blue pattern. African cichlids lake malawi, lake tanganyika, lake victoria. It has been imported for the purpose of the ornamental fish keeping trade since as early as 1976. They mostly feed on filamentous algae on the rocky shallows they inhabit. Even though tropheus species are hearty, keeping them is not without challenges. Tropheus moorii is an aggressive fish that is sensitive to life in captivity.
Keeping tropheus with frontosa can be done, but their diet is very different. Combining this product with the prestige assortment will make an excellent and interesting display. Still learning all of the sub divisions of things here. Once this obstacle, and initial acclimation is overcome, tropheus. Tropheus polli also called the wimple moorii or flag moorii shows very definite differences between the sexes. Welcome to tropheus and more forum boards we have it all here at tropheus and more forums. There has been much arguement and discussion about how best to maintain it in the aquarium, and some of these debates still rage on. We insulate with styrofoam boxes and use heat packs when weather. Buy live tropheus moorii kaiser ikola tropheus moorii ikola. Blunthead cichlid, tropheus moorii, brabant cichlid. Although named as such, the red in the tropheus lupota is very mood dependant and varies a great deal depending on aquarium conditions and in very bare tanks this cichlid will exhibit.
The very popular tropheus moorii moliro red or firecracker. Tanganyikan tropheus moliro firecracker cichlid arizona. The tropheus firecracker is one of the most active species of tropheus. This is one of the first red types of moorii imported. Tropheus moliro red firecracker or tropheus moorii moliro are a must have for african cichlid owners article from. The bemba orange tropheus is easily recognised by the thick orange band around the body of the cichlid.
In the cichlid fish tropheus moorii, an endemic of lake tanganyika, both. Over 40 different color morphs of this species are dispersed throughout the lake, ranging from dark green to flame red and yellow. Tropheus molino firecracker cichlids fighting never seen. Aquascapeonline we sell a wide selection of piranhas. Make fish tank goldfish, koi with 2 styrofoam boxlam h. The diet, water chemistry, tank setup, and behavior all play important roles in keeping tropheus. Tropheus moorii firecracker 1 to 2 inches live fresh. Planted african aquarium with firecracker tropheus and auloncara. Tropical fish aquarium freshwater aquarium fish fish aquariums tang fish fish fish lake tanganyika african cichlids discus colorful fish. In case if for whatever reason we cant get the fishes in the 15 working days your payment will be refunded.
Tropheus moliro red firecracker or tropheus moorii moliro are a must have for african cichlid owners. They black part of tropheus ikola can go grey in colour if the fish is in fright mode, solid black colour is a sign of a happier fish. Aquascapeonline, we sell online a wide selection of piranhas, stingrays, cichlids, plecos, catfish and rare oddball tropical fish. Please click here to see the fish profile explaining the keeping and breeding conditions for this species. It comes from western zambia and is easily distinguished by the neon red stripe starting. They have been growing quite rapidly and now all average.
Buy beautiful tropheus chipimbi red stripe tropheus moorii chipimbi from live fish direct. Tropheus moorii populations sampled from southern lake. Tropical aquarium saltwater aquarium aquarium fish tank tropical fish fish aquariums fish tanks cichlid aquarium cichlid fish. Heat packs are included if necessary, at no additional cost. Tropheus moorii firecracker 1 to 2 inches live fresh water aquarium fish.
We do everything possible to ensure your fish arrive in good condition. I believe there was a how to package tropheus for shipping thread on this site, can someone please send the link. Like others in the genus, tropheus moorii is something of an enigma in the aquarium hobby, and despite its popularity is not a good species for the beginner. Buy beautiful tropheus moliro firecracker tropheus moorii moliro from live fish direct. One trick some of my customers use if no one can get them inside right. Fish guide for tropheus cichlids, tropheus species profile with fish pictures, description and information, tropheus cichlid care, diet, habitat and fish diseases, tank mates and keeping the tropheus aquarium, tropheus sp. Tanganyikan tropheus moliro firecracker cichlid arizona aquatic. Download scientific diagram tropheus moorii populations sampled from southern lake tanganyika. Perhaps the most difficult in the care of tropheus is feeding the proper diet.
Tropheus sp red moliro super hot tropheus the males develop a really nice deep red. Annecten, black, brichardi, duboisi, ikola, moorii, mpimbwe and red. Given the right water conditions warm, hard water, these beautiful fish are easy to care for and. Tropheus moliro red firecracker or tropheus moorii moliro are. Tanganyikan tropheus moliro firecracker cichlid arizona aquatic gardens. We combine the shipping cost if you order more goods from us. Female preferences for male traits and territory characteristics in the. We are a one stop shop type of forum for all interests in aquaria and then some. We insulate with styrofoam boxes and use heat packs when weather conditions require it.
It may take up to 15 working days except holidays and weekends before this order is shipped. This african cichlid from lake tanganyika was described over a hundred years ago, in 1898, and it was the first of the tropheus genus be recognized the tropheus cichlids became a big hit when first introduced in germany in the mid 1970s and then into the united states, and are still. Our planted african cichlid tank with firecracker tropheus moorii. Red belly piranha fry live freshwater aquarium fish. This is one rewarding tanganyikan cichlid to keep due to its rich coloration and activeness. Tropheus moliro red firecracker or tropheus moorii moliro are a must have for. They are found in all parts of lake tanganyika where rocks are found, and because they are one of the easier fishes to catch, they are also wellrepresented in the hobby. Tropheus is a small genus of eight species of cichlids endemic to lake tanganyika in east africa. Find information about keeping the tropheus moliro red cichlid or tropheus sp. Tanganyikan tropheus red firecracker cichlid chipimbi. Tropheus moorii comes in a dazzling array of colors and color patterns.
Buy live tropheus moliro firecracker tropheus moorii moliro. Over 40 different color morphs of this species are dispersed throughout the lake, ranging from dark green to flame red and. I wonder if keeping tropheus with dissimilar types of fish contributes to the problem with bloat. The upper part of the iris is red and remainder is dark with a silver or bluish sheen depending on their mood. We insulate with styrofoam boxes and use heat packs when weather conditions. Tropheus moori ilangi to me, large tropheus tanks are the rollsroyces of the aquarium world. First of all sorry if this is in the incorrect place. So the moliro group had an initial edge in size on the kiriza group. The tropheus moliro firecracker is one of the easiest of the tropheus type to breed. The tropheus fish can be the most rewarding of cichlid to keep though due to the rich colouration and constant activity of the fish.1462 676 688 449 1292 872 1437 548 302 784 1275 556 745 1256 518 1482 35 235 98 1007 1365 864 1073 981 937 889 642 1239 735 126 181 1150 583 135 677 1213 367 359 64 496 1346 755 768 1109 956 1047 84