Males have a gray body with darker gray-blue stripes. They sport a large yellow-gold blaze on the top of their heads and shoulders. Their lower face is bright blue. Their dorsal fin is yellow near the body, dark blue in the middle, and has a black upper edge. Their tail is blue with a darker blue edge. This is a very attractive and rare fish. 

Price is for a 2.5" Male

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2" and smaller sizes of this fish are delicate and should be kept with one teaspoon per gallon of plain table salt in their water. 

These fish are being grown out from smaller sizes obtained from my wholesaler and an occasional spawn.  As I get more spawns, I hope to be able to hold the price steady on this fish. If I do not get spawns, they become a special order only fish. 

Males will be scarce for a while until I get some to grow out. This fish sells rapidly and is hard to obtain in anything larger than 1 to 1.5" from the wholesaler at this time. 

Little color males have egg spots on the anal fin only.

1/2 color males have part color plus egg spots on the anal fin. 

Lethrinops work best with milder peacocks and milder haps in single male tanks. See compatibility chart. 75 gallon or larger tank recommended.  It is hard to beat the color of an all-male African Cichlid Tank.

The best group for breeding this fish is one male with five to six females. 

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Lethrinops sp. Gold Harbor Monkey Bay (Europe)

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