GOLD SAPPHIRE PEACOCK
Max Growth Size:14 cm
Temperament:Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids
Preferred Water Parameters:
Temperature:23-27 degrees celsius
General Hardness:Hard 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 Additional Comments:
COLOURATION: Adult males blue on the face and gill plate. Orange – gold body with spectacular sapphire blue reflection to scales. Blue, orange and gold colouration extending into fins. Females and juveniles brownish with vertical bars. SEXUAL DIMORPHISM: Males grow larger, are much deeper through the body and have much longer fins.