Paralabidochromis chromogynos Black Piebald are cream with black spots. Males develop a yellowish body with black blotches, blue on the face, both light blue and dark blue on the dorsal fin with a thin upper red edge, blue and red tail, red anal fin and dark blue ventral fins. The photo is of a male in full breeding dress. Female fry from this fish can occasionally show no piebald spots. C.A.R.E.S. Progam Fish: Critically Endangered facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
These fish are occasionally available on a special order list.
Recommended food: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee
Mildly aggressive Victorian, However, Males are very aggressive to each other.
Best kept in a breeding group with mbuna or sometimes in single male tanks with a few other African Cichlids (See Compatibility Chart
The best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five or six females.
|Scientific Name||Paralabidochromis Chromogynos|
|Common Name(s)||Paralabidochromis Chromogynos Black Piebald|
|Geo. Origin||Mwanza Gulf and Zue Island, Lake Victoria|
|Habitat||Rocky or Sandy Bottom Areas|
Paralabidochromis chromogynos (Black Piebald) Rare
- Availability: Out Of Stock