Males are Blue with a large amount of marron red mixed through their body. They also have black stripes both on the body. Their face is blue.  Red appears on the tail and dorsal fin. 

This fish is mildly aggressive and mixes well with many other Lake Malawi peacocks and Haplochromines. They are known for fast acceleration when afraid or attempts are made to catch them., but they are not a problem in most Male only show tanks. Generally peaceful toward most other African Cichlid Peacocks and Haplochromines. 

These fish are available occasionally through my special orders list.

Occasionally larger 3+ inch part color males and  4+" Males may be in stock as well.

Base Price is a 3" Part Color Male

Best kept in single male tanks with Lake Malawi Peacocks and Lake Malawi Haplochromines. 90 Gallon or larger tank is best. 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. 40 Gallon Breeder or larger tanks recommended. 

Profile Specs
Scientific Name Placidochromis milomo
Common Name(s) VC-10
Diet Carnivore
Temperament Mildly Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament Aggressive
Maximum Size 11"

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Placidochromis milomo (VC-10) (Improved Variant)

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