Males have orange and yellow on its body. Their anal fin is light orange or yellow. The dorsal fin is a darker orange. Most do not develop as much color as a German red or ruby red. They mostly a less bright orange compared to German Red and Ruby Red. These fish are less common in the hobby than some other peacocks. 

Peaceful to Mildly Aggressive 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)

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. 75-gallon or larger tank recommended. Single males work well in an all-Male color tank with other peacocks and milder Haplochromines. 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. 

Recommended Foods: Cichlid PeeWee

Profile Specs
Scientific Name Aulonocara sp. "Stuartgranti Maleri" (Chidunga Rocks)
Common Name(s) Aulonocara Stuartgranti Maleri Orange
Geo. Origin Chidunga Rocks
Habitat Intermediate
Diet Carnivore
Breeding Mouth Brooder
Temperament Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size 6.5"
Temperature 78-82F
pH 7.8-8.6
Water Hardness hard

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Aulonocara stuartgranti Maleri Chidunga Rocks (Orange/Yellow Maleri) (Rare)

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