Yellow Peacock Cichlid

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  • Good for small-large aquariums.
  • Easy to keep Active fish.
  • Adult size = 13cm in length.
  • Omnivore, feed regular tropical foods.
  • Recommended temperature range: 24-26C

The Yellow Peacock Cichlid, a hybrid from the Aulonocara Species in Lake Malawi, typically resides along the rocky shoreline transitioning into the sandy lake bottom. Feeding involves sifting through sand, extracting small invertebrates hidden within. While primarily sand feeders, they also actively hunt and prey on detected movements in the substrate. Living in small groups, a single male and a few females, they establish territories for feeding, defending aggressively against perceived competition.

Ideal for community Lake Malawi aquariums, Yellow Peacocks generally coexist well with other species from the region. Their peaceful nature allows them to share space with similar species, given the aquarium is sufficiently large to provide multiple territories for each group.

Omnivorous. Offer a good quality flake food, appropriately sized granular foods, and small meaty frozen foods such as Mysis shrimp, vitamin/Spirulina-enriched brineshrimp, mosquito larvae etc

If you have any questions or problems feel free to contact us!

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Postage costs
All small products, plant or snail orders are $3 flat postage. Very large products, plant or snail orders are $11 tracked postage.
Express is a flat $14 no matter the order size (I will cover any extra for free).
Live Goods and Postage
All live goods are sent with express post for a flat $14. Purchases for the week will be cut off SUNDAY - 8pm. All orders placed after that time may be sent on the following week.

Pickup
Pickup is from our store located at: 153/313 Harris St, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW. Please let us know before you come after placing your order so we can confirm it will be ready then.

Terms and Conditions
We will refund or replace any livestock that arrives DOA (Dead on Arrival) but cannot guarantee your order will arrive on time since we have no control over the postage service. If you have any issues with your order please let us know.

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