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MenaramboFeature Species Profile - The following information has been submitted by "andypython" in our discussion forum.

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. The tank should provide fine sand, driftwood and stones. Menarambos are indifferent to plants, but since they sift sand constantly, plants are not likely to survive. Menarambos have teeth specially designed for crushing snail shells to obtain food.... more