Max Growth Size:14 cm
Temperament:Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids
Preferred Water Parameters:
Temperature:23-27 degrees celsius
Range: Africa: Lake Malawi
Diet: Carnivorous. Carnivorous. Dry foods and frozen foods.
Reproduction: Mouthbrooder: after spawning, the females incubate the eggs in their mouth until the fry are free-swimming. Males will mate with multiple females. The fry are easily raised with first foods such as baby brine shrimp.
Bred instore from some of the best bloodlines in Australia The Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Eureka or Eureka Red Jake Peacock is a very popular species of peacock cichlid that is not native to the waters of Lake Malawi, but is a line bred strain of the Otter Point jacobfreibergi or Malawi Butterfly. Males develop a light metallic blue color on their face, and from just past their pectoral fins, down to their tails. The blue color is contrasted by a bright red color on their upper back just before their dorsal fins and behind their gills, along with the lower edge of their dorsal fin, pelvic, anal, and lower half of their tail fin.Provide plenty of rocky areas for hiding places.