Males are a Dark-blue with yellow on the top of their heads. The blaze on a few males turns orange around 4 inches. Main Photo id my current Breeder male. The second photo is a full orange color male at 4.5". The third photo is a smaller male. Males have yellow or orange on the top of their dorsal fin. Their body is a deep or light blue with faint darker stripes. They also sport a yellow or orange edge on the tail, turquoise on the lower portion of the head, and numerous yellow egg spots on the anal fin. A few males turn more dark blue on the body.
Base Price for this fish is a 2.5" Male
Best kept in single males in all-male tanks, may work in groups of three or more males, though some secondary males may not achieve full color. 55-gallon or larger tank recommended. It is hard to beat the color of an all-male African Cichlid Tank.
The best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five or six females. 20-gallon or larger tank recommended.
Please note: No sex is guaranteed on sex uncertain fish. Watch for groups with guaranteed males and females for certain sexed fish in a group. Broods are about 50/50.
Peaceful Peacock that mixes well with other Peacocks (other than Jacobfreibergi types of a similar color), Haplochromis, milder Mbuna, and milder Lake Victorians in single male tanks. Do not mix different Aulonocara females in the same tank. (See Compatibility Chart)
Recommended Foods: Recommended Foods: Recommended Foods: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee
|Scientific Name||Aulonocara Maylandi Sulferhead|
|Common Name(s)||Aulonocara Maylandi Sulferhead|
|Geo. Origin||Eccles Reef & West Reef; Malalwi|
|Conspecific Temperament||Mildly Aggressive|
|Temperature||78 - 82F|
|pH||7.8 - 8.6|
Aulonocara maylandi (Sulfur Head Peacock) (Rare)
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