Difficulty:Intermediate Max Growth Size: 15 cm Temperament:Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids Diet: Carnivorous feed quality cichlid pallets and frozen foods Preferred Water Parameters: Temperature: 23-27 degrees celsius pH Level: 7.5-8.5 General Hardness:Hard Range: Africa: Lake Malawi 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. Feeding: Carnivorous. Piscivorous, feeding mainly on small fish. Frozen and dry foods. The Aulonocara OB / Marbled Peacock cichlid is a very popular hybrid that we recommend for any peacock cichlid tank.This stunning peacock is not native in the lake but a man created hybrid. One of the perks of this fish being a hybrid is no two males are the same. The colors can vary from a vibrant pink, orange, yellow, red or a metallic blue coloration.