Scientific Name: Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos
Place of Origin: Lake Malawi
Adult Size: 3 - 4"
Temperament: Moderately aggressive, especially towards similar males.
Description: Mainganos are characterized by their metallic blue color and two horizontal lines running the entire length of their body. Their gold colored eyes make a great contrast with the blue and black.
Tank Mate Compatibility: Other Mbunas and cichlids with a similar temperament. Can be paired with Cuckoo Catfish.