Platinum Red Empress OB

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Protomelas taeniolatus x

A truly beautiful hybrid. The result of crossing a male Red Empress with a female OB Peacock and then back crossing with a Red Empress. It's hard to find an OB with such a myriad of colors: Red, yellow and blue. A beautiful and popular hybrid! The platinum strain has vibrant, shimmering coloration. *This strain colors up around 4''+! Patience is key!

Adult Size: 5 - 6''

Compatibility: Mild to moderately aggressive. Stock with other Peacocks and/or Haps of a similar size.

Suggested Diet: Hi-Intensity Diet or Tropical Flake to promote color development.

Native Habitat: Lake Malawi

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