Size: Approx. 3″
Minimum Tank Size: 100 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy
Water Conditions: 77-81° F, pH 7.5-8.5
Max Size: 10″
Color Form: Black and white
Diet: Unfussy but live and frozen foods should comprise a large proportion of the diet. It particularly relishes invertebrates of any kind, such as brine shrimp, prawns and bloodworm, but is not a piscivore and will generally refuse fish meat.
Origin: Africa; endemic to Lake Malawi.
Lifespan: 5-8 years
Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Peaceful Aquarium Hardiness: Hardy Water Conditions: 72-79° F, KH 5-12, pH 5.0-7.0 Max. Size: 3” Color Form: Blue, Orange, Red, Yellow Diet: Omnivore Compatibility: OK with small peaceful species Origin: Venezuela, Columbia Family: Cichlidae Lifespan: 3-5 years Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate