Males are blue with darker blue stripes and have a yellow dorsal fin and tail. Females are either dull blue with darker blue stripes with a yellow dorsal fin and tail or maybe browner rather than blue. Males tend to color around 1.5 to 2". Single Males will mix with Peacocks and Haps.
Base Price is a 2,5" male.
Available through my special order lists, mostly in six-packs.
Peaceful to mildly aggressive mbuna that mixes well with many other African Cichlids
Best kept in mixed-sex groups, single males sometimes may work in single male tanks with milder peacocks and milder Lake Malawi 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.
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.
Never mix two mbuna of a similar color
Recommended Foods: Xtreme Cichlid PeeWee Cobalt Blue (Cobalt Aquatics) Cichlid Flakes or Spirulina Pellets or Flakes. Foods containing Spirulina helps this fish to show their best color.
|Scientific Name||Labidochromis Sp. Mbamba (Yellow Top Mbamba)|
|Common Name(s)||Yellow Top Mbamba|
|Geo. Origin||Mbamba Bay; Tanzania|
|Habitat||Sediment-Rich Rocky Habitat|
|Conspecific Temperament||Highly Aggressive|
|Temperature||78 - 82F|
|pH||7.8 - 8.6|
Labidochromis sp. "Mbamba" (Yellow Top Mbamba) (Yellow Fin Mbamba)
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