Common name: Red Zebra – Pulu Point
Latin name: Metriaclima estherae
Maximum size: 15cm
Water chemistry: pH 7.5-8.5; Hardness: hard; Temperature: 23 – 28 C
Origin: Rocky Habitat of Lake Malawi.
Diet: Will take any kind of food, will thrive on any good quality pellet and flake food such as New Life Spectrum Cichlid Formula.
M. estherae is a very lively fish with great colours. Males typically are bright orange-red, females a rich orange. In Natural environment – it is found in relatively shallow water around the shoreline in both rocky habitats and areas with soft sandy substrates.