The Fairy Cichlid Neolamprologus brichardi was one of the first African cichlids imported for the aquarium hobby. This is a hardy cichlid with an enchanting, wispy appearance.
Species – Neolamprologus Brichardi - Fairy Cichlid
Current Size – 3cm
Adult Length – 9cm
Temperature Range – 23 - 27°C
pH Range – 7.8 – 9.0
Special Requirements - All African Cichlids are territorial. They need space and a plenty of hiding spaces. Rocks! These fish love to make their home in caves, or in tunnels they burrow under rocks.
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – They are a schooling fish that pair off only to breed, so are actually best kept in a group. They are generally peaceful and non-aggressive with their own kind.
Feeding – For optimal health, feed this omnivorous fish cichlid pellets, flake foods, and frozen foods, such as brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, and Cyclops.
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.