Common Name: Malawi Trout, Trout Cichlid
Latin Name: Champsochromis caeruleus
Origin: Lake Malawi
Temperature: 75 – 82
Ease Of Keeping: advanced
Aggressivness: Large aggressive piscavore
Size: over 14 inches
Tank Size: 150 gallons min.
Food: Feed a high quality flake (Large) or pellets
Spawn: Maternal mouth brooder
Comments: This is one of the largest predators in Lake Malawi. It is an open water predator. Due to it’s large size care should be taken in the choice of tankmates. The tank should have ample room for free swimming. This large predator should not be kept in a tank smaller than 150 gallons with over 200 gallons being ideal It needs lots of swimming space.