Rift Lake Community
It likes hard alkaline water around 25-28°C, although they will tolerate slightly higher or lower temperatures. Some salt may be added but they do fine without.
Species – Aulonocara yellow
Current Size – 5cm
Adult Length – 14cm
Temperature Range – 24 – 28°C
pH Range – 7.5 – 8.5
Special Requirements - All African Cichlids are territorial. They need space and a plenty of hiding spaces.
Tanks Mates and Compatibility – Other Lake Malawi cichlids and Synodontis Cats
Feeding – These are omnivorous and can easily be fed in an aquarium on such live or frozen foods as: bloodworms, mosquito larvae, crustaceans, snails, and Tubifex. These fish also readily take pellets and flakes.
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.