Paretroplus menarambo

Species requires lots of room for breeding.

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The Paretroplus menarambo lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

The Paretroplus menarambo is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

To some, Paretroplus menarambo is one of the most beautiful cichlids of Madagascar. Although my personal preference is Paratilapia (any size of spot will do), still I can't resist the temptation to raise this spectacular cichlid. More

Paretroplus menarambo was a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It was endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat was rivers. It became extinct in the wild due to habitat loss. More

Paretroplus menarambo (or pinstripe damba as it is also known) is - along with P. nourissati - the Paretroplus species most sought after by Madagascan cichlid lovers who lack the tank size to house the larger members of the genus. More

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that Paretroplus menarambo (Allgayer, 1997) may well be extinct in its' last known habitat, Lake Saradrano, where, in 1992, the fish was first discovered by Jean-Claude Nourissat and Patrick de Rham. More

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A Paretroplus menarambo in the home aquarium of Lou Rovner in Philadelphia.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. Paretroplus menarambo Allgayer, 1996 - Curator: Pete Liptrot. Last updated on 04-Oct-2004. More

Occasionally seen on stock lists, Paretroplus menarambo has always caught my eye. I've read that they're extinct in the wild (Madagascar)... which is a shame. Has anyone kept these before??? Would love to learn more about them thumbsup.gif Paretroplus menarambo QUOTE( More

Pin Stripe Damba Cichlid Paretroplus Menarambo The Pin Stripe Damba or Menarambo comes from Lake Sarodrano in northern Madagascar. It was discovered by Jean-Claude Nourissat and Patrick de Rham in 1992 and is now extinct in the wild. More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Paretroplus
Species : Paretroplus menarambo
Authority : Allgayer, 1996