Scientific Name: Buccochromis rhoadesii
Place of Origin: Lake Malawi
Adult Size: 14 - 16"
Description: Striking yellow dorsal fins contrast well with its blue head. This large fish that will need plenty of space. It is recommended to not keep them in tanks smaller than 100 gallons. Keep them away from smaller fish as they are predatory and can eat them. When introduced correctly, they do well with other haps and peacocks of large sizes.
Tank Mate Compatibility: Other Haplochromis and Peacock Cichlids, Plecos and Cuckoo Catfish. Avoid Mbunas.