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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