Common name: OB Peacock, Marbled Peacock
Latin name: Aulonocara sp. ‘Orange Blotch’
Maximum size: 16cm
Water chemistry: pH 7.5-8.5; Hardness: hard; Temperature: 22 – 28 C
Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa;
Diet: Will take any kind of food, will thrive on any good quality pellet and flake food such as New Life Spectrum Cichlid Formula.
Peacocks are hardy and relatively peaceful African cichlids, renowned for their brilliant colouration. Provide alkaline water and a reasonably large aquarium which includes plenty of open swimming space.