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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Cichlids - Malawi - Miscellaneous Mbuna> Cobalt Blue Zebra Pseudotropheus callainos Maylandia callainos


Cobalt Blue Zebra Pseudotropheus callainos Maylandia callainos

Category: Cichlids - Malawi - Miscellaneous Mbuna

Size: 4-6cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 15 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-6cm

Maylandia callainos (Cobalt Blue Zebra, Pseudotropheus callainos)

Males are brilliant metallic, turquoise blue. Darker blue edges to the unpaired and pelvic fins. Males also have a few yellow egg spots on the anal fin. Females similar to the males but a less brilliant and lighter shader of blue.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Fairly aggressive for their size. These fish are harem spawners and do best when kept in reasonable numbers with one male to multiple females. Primarily herbivorous in the wild, they should be given a diet based on things like algae, Sushi Nori, vegetarian flakes and pellets, spinach, cooked peas, etc. In the wild found in shallow water rocky habitats and appreciates a tank with plenty of caves and other hiding places.

Breeding biology similar to Maylandia zebra.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Africa: Lake Malawi, Nkhata Bay
Temperature 24-26C
Size 8-12 cm, males a little larger than females
Water Parameters Hard, alkaline water essential
Water PH 7.5-8.5