Aulonocara sp. 'calico' (Calico Peacock Cichlid)

Typical peacock cichlid in shape, but instead of being blue this fish is orange with dark blotches across the body and blue flecks on the fins. The proportions of the different colours vary somewhat.

Tropical Fish 2 Your Door stock

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Fish Sex: Cant be sexed, Size: 10-12cm, Price: £29.95 View shop
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Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A fairly tolerant community species, like many other members of this genus it is a colourful addition to the Lake Malawi aquarium. It is somewhat delicate though, and very sensitive to poor water quality and improper water chemistry. A maternal mouthbrooder, this species can be bred in the same way as other haplochromine cichlids.

Family Group: African Cichlids
Distribution Africa: Lake Malawi
Temperature 24-28 C
Size Up to 13 cm, females smaller
Water Parameters Hard, alkaline water essential
Water PH 7.5-8.5
Diet Adaptable
Sociability Aggressive
Care Level Difficult
Water Chemistry More than pH 7 - Alkaline
Schooling Fish No

Shop stock

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Lee Valley Aquatics Essex EN9 2PA View shop
Amwell Aquatics - Epping Epping CM16 6LX View shop
Maidenhead Aquatics @ Crowland Peterborough PE6 0JB View shop
Wildwoods Middlesex EN2 9BP View shop

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