Most males are blue with yellow on the midbody and tail. Some males turn blue with red or reddish-orange on the midbody and tail. These fish are very slow to color. Young males are blue with darker blue lines. As they grow their tail and then the body turns yellow and a few may turn red or reddish-orange, but often not until they reach 3.5 to 4". The amount of and the shade of red to reddish-orange varies by individual.
See Article: https://www.cichlid-forum.com/articles/a_ngara.php
The base price is for a 2,5" part color male
These fish are fine for single male tanks.
They were brought in-store to supplement my regular Ngara Yellow stock when it was low. When the last of these are gone there will be no more.
If you breed them you may get a few males with some orange-red, but most males will be yellow.
The second photo is a part color male with the reddish-orange shade.
Little Color males have egg spots on the anal fine only
1/2 color males have the beginning of color on the body (maybe yellow)
3/4 color males have a good amount of color on the body, but not quite a full color
|Scientific Name||Aulonocara stuartgranti "Ngara"|
|Common Name(s)||Ngara Red|
|Conspecific Temperament||Mildly Aggressive|
Aulonocara stuartgranti "Ngara" Yellow with Red Gene (Europe) (Rare)
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