The most popular Malawi Cichlid. Even small fry are quite yellow, the fish's colour intensifies as it grows. Also occurs in other colour forms. Provide some rocky hiding places.

They are an aggressive, territorial African Cichlid. Not recommended for peaceful community tanks.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Intermediate
  • Temperament : Territorial, but relatively peaceful.
  • Max Size : 12cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 23-27 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 7.5-8.5
  • General Hardness : Hard (200 - 500ppm)

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