Scientific Name: Protomelas taeniolatus
Place of Origin: Lake Malawi
Adult Size: 5 - 6"
Temperament: Mildly aggressive.
Description: Males have blue heads and bodies with combinations of yellows, reds and oranges. Their tail fins can develop beautiful red and blue spotted coloring. Dorsal fins as well can develop red spots on blue background. Truly an elegantly colored hap!
Tank Mate Compatibility: Other Haplochromis and Peacock Cichlids, Plecos and Cuckoo Catfish. Avoid Mbunas.