Aulonocara is a genus of haplochromine cichlids endemic to Lake Malawi in East Africa. All Aulonocara species are maternal mouth brooders. Particularly in the aquarium hobby, Aulonocara species are also known as peacock cichlids, aulonocaras or simply "peacocks".
Peacock Cichlids are some of the most colorful fish in the world. They are native to Lake Malawi and are one of the most friendly and peaceful members of the Cichlids.
|Color Form:||Various; typically blue|
|Minimum Tank Size:||55 Gallons|
|Tank Set-Up:||Freshwater: Driftwood and Caves|
Appearance of Peacock Cichlid 孔雀慈鲷的外观 :
If you’ve seen other varieties of Cichlids, you will know that they are some of the most vivid colored freshwater fish in the fishkeeping hobby. Peacock Cichlids are no different.
They are some of the most colorful fish you will find, ranging from blue, gold, orange to yellow.
You will also notice than instead of a matt color, their color is in-fact iridescent.
Interestingly their color is permanent, whereas other Cichlids’ color is dependent on their mood and breeding status.
The different varieties of the Peacock Cichlid are essentially the same fish with different coloring; this color varies depending on the region of Lake Malawi it came from. It’s important to state here though that both the juvenile and females are typically a drab gray.
孔雀慈鲷的不同品种基本上是同一种不同颜色的鱼; 这种颜色取决于它来自马拉维湖的地区。 重要的是在这里陈述，虽然少年和䧳性通常都是单调的灰色. (中文: 英语翻译成中文)
*Note 备注: Due to maturity and growing up period, colors of products may appear different to those shown on the site. 由于成熟和成长期, 产品的颜色可能与网站上显示的颜色不同.