Difficulty:Intermediate Max Growth Size:8-10cm Temperament:Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids Preferred Water Parameters: Temperature:23-27 degrees celsius pH Level: 7.5-8.5 General Hardness: Hard Range: Africa: Lake Malawi Diet: Omivorours. but does better with vegetables. Should not have too much protein and should have no fat. African cichlid flake or pellt foods are good as a staple, but the diet should be supplimented with fresh green vegetables such as spinach, romaine lettuce, peas or zucchi 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 The Bumblebee Cichlid (Pseudotropheus crabro) has alternating yellow and dark brown bars. Juveniles will have an especially bumblebee-like pattern while adults, especially males, can be much darker in color. These fish can also change colors while feeding or stressed.