RED SIDED PEACOCK 3″
How hard are they to keep?
We would class this fish as an easy care level.
What is its maximum size?
Where are they from?
The Peacock Cichlid is a rock dwelling cichlid from Lake Malawi.
What are the ideal water conditions?
Ideal water conditions are moderatly hard with a temperature of 22-28°c. PH 7.5-8.6.
What do you feed them?
Feed a variety of frozen foods and cichlid pellets and flake.
How compatible is it with other fish?
As with other Malawi Cichlids it is important to provide plenty of rocks for hiding places. It is relatively peaceful, tank mates should be medium sized peaceful cichlids.
How do you breed them?
Aulonocara varieties will inter breed. The female will lay unfertilised eggs on a flat stone, she will then take eggs into her mouth and follow the male until he releases sperm. The female will tend to the eggs, feed the fry on newly hatched brine shrimp