Common name: Sulphur Crest Peacock
Latin name: Aulonocara maylandi
Maximum size: 15cm
Water chemistry: pH 7.5-8.5; Hardness: hard; Temperature: 22 – 28 C
Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa; Intermediate shorelines, with open sandy areas and few rocks.
Diet: Will take any kind of food, will thrive on any good quality pellet and flake food such as New Life Spectrum Cichlid Formula.
Another popular peacock. Only males develop brilliant colouration. Will hybridize readily with other Aulonocara species.