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Category: Cichlids - Malawi - Aulonocara
Price: £29.95 each
Discount: Buy 3 or more Aulonocara sp.'calico' and get 10% off!!
Stock: 5 in stock
Care Level: Difficult
Water Chemistry: More than pH 7 - Alkaline
Schooling Fish: No
Beautiful calico peacocks!
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.5 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 3 or more Aulonocara sp.'calico' and get 10% off!!|
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.
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.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Africa: Lake Malawi|
|Size||Up to 13 cm, females smaller|
|Water Parameters||Hard, alkaline water essential|