Males are bright blue with yellow/Orange along the lower body. The tail is blue with yellow/Orange lines mixed with it. Some males start out mostly darker blue, then show yellow on the tail and body. A few changes to orange on the tail and body. Others retain the yellow rather than the orange color. Females are cream with brown stripes. A few females have black stripes rather than brown ones. Males are slow to color and dominant males will not let sub-dominate males color. This peacock can be slow to show color but is well worth the wait. An exceptional male may develop orange/Red color on part of the body and tail.
The second photo is a part color male.
Last grow out count 06/09/2018. Next grow out count due 06/29/2018. Grow out counts are counts of the fish in stock checking for additional males and increases in size. This fish is being discontinued from in-house stock. It may be added occasionally in 3-3.75"+ Males from the Wholesaler. Most times they will only be available through my special order list.
Base Price is a 2.5" Male.
Best kept in breeding groups, Single males may work in a mix group tank with milder peacocks and haps. 55-gallon or larger tank recommended.
Best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five or six females. 20-gallon or larger tank recommended.
Peaceful to mildly aggressive Peacock. Do not mix different Aulonocara females in the same tank. (See Compatibility Chart)
Please note: No sex is guaranteed on sex uncertain fish. Watch for groups with guaranteed males and females for certain sexed fish in a group. Broods are about 50/50.
Recommended Foods: Recommended Food: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee
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|Scientific Name||Aulonocara Stuartgranti Ngara Flame Tail|
|Common Name(s)||Aulonocara Stuartgranti Ngara Flame Tail|
|Geo. Origin||Ngara & Mdoka; Malawi|
|Conspecific Temperament||Mildly Aggressive|
|Temperature||78 - 82F|
|pH||7.8 - 8.6|
Aulonocara stuartgranti "Ngara" (Ngara Flame Tail)
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