Max Growth Size: 10 -12 cm
Temperament:Territorial, keep with Rift Lake Cichlids
Preferred Water Parameters
: Temperature: 23-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 7.5-8.5
General Hardness: Hard
Diet: Carnivorous feed quality cichlid pallets high in protein and frozen foods ( brine shrimp or blood worms)
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.
Additional Comments: Active rock-dwelling Cichlid, provide plenty of hiding places.