The Leleupi (Neolamprologus leleupi) is a species of cichlid native to Lake Tanganyika in Africa. They have an elongated, oval-shaped body with a bright yellow to orange coloration. Their dorsal fin is elongated and their anal fin is pointed. They are best kept in a tank with plenty of rocky hiding places, as they are a cave-dwelling species. Leleupi are known for their semi-aggressive behavior, especially when breeding or when protecting their territory.
- SOLD SIZE: about 1.25"
- Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa
- Max size in inches: 4 inches
- Recommended tank size in gallons: 20 gallons or more
- Water temperature: 76-80°F
- Temperament: Semi-aggressive
- Diet: Omnivorous - a mix of high-quality flakes, pellets, and live or frozen food
- Lifespan: 5-8 years.