Males have a blue face, yellow shoulder black dorsal fin with a thin upper white line, hint of yellow in the tail with a black edge on the rear of the tail and numerous yellow egg spots on the anal fin. This fish is slow to color and may not show full color to 4.5 to 5" See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF7hkt6vGrk
These fish are occasionally available on my special order lists and may be brought into stock in 3-3.75" or larger Males.
Best kept in single male tanks with milder peacocks and milder Lake Malawi Haplochromines.
Best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five or six females.
Base Price is for a 3" Part Color Male
See https://www.cichlidsarespecial.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=89 when I am ordering from my wholesaler.
This fish does not ship well in colder weather when heat packs are necessary. During that time of year, they are local pickup only.
|Scientific Name||Lethrinops sp. Mbawa|
|Common Name(s)||Mbawa Blank Fin|
|Conspecific Temperament||Mildly Aggressive|
|Temperature||78 to 82 F|
|pH||7.8 to 8.6|
Lethrinops sp. Mbawa
- Availability: Out Of Stock