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Blue Dolphin *Moorii* (Cyrtocara moorii)


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They are varying shades of blue, ranging from turquoise to a silvery-blue, and grow a distinctive hump on their forehead. The male is usually brighter blue than the female.

Aquarium care
The Malawi dolphin is best kept at temperatures of 75–78 °F. It is relatively tame except when it is spawning.

The minimum aquarium size should be 48 gallons but increased as the fish grows larger

Cyrtocara moorii, commonly known as the hump-head, is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Malawi in east Africa where they prefer areas with sandy substrates. It can grow to a length of 20 centimetres (7.9 in) TL. The species is popular among aquarium keepers where it is known as the hump-head cichlid, blue dolphin cichlid, Malawi dolphin or simply as moorii. It is currently the only known member of its

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Fish Size & Pack Deals:

3/4" Fry, 1-1.5" Fry Unsexed, 1.5-2" juvenile Unsexed, 2 -3" juvenile Unsexed, 2"-3" Male, 2"-3" female, 3 -5" Male, 3 -4" Female, 3 -4" Breeding Pair, 5 Fish Unsexed 1.5"-2", 6 Fish 3/4"-1", 10 Fish 3/4"-1", 6 Fish 1"-1.5", 10 Fish 1"-1.5"


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