This species is a relatively new addition to aquariums being introduced in 1994. They differ in a few ways from the other pseudotropheus species commonly available to the hobbyist.
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Demasoni cichlid juvenile. It needs carefully selected mates for the tank and a change in water frequently. Cichlids for sale buy 5 african cichlids get 1 african cichlid free. Therefore it is a mbuna cave dwelling rock fish that needs plenty of rock caves and hiding spots.
These fish may be small but make up for it with their striking coloring and what one could call spunk. Photo is not an actual photograph of the item you will be receiving it is just a representation. Tank compatibility edit.
Demasoni cichlid pseudotropheus african cichlid live fish options unsexed juvenile 3 lot unsexed juvenile guaranteed male guaranteed female pair 1m 1f 4 fish colony six fish colony 1 2 males and the rest females medium male 2 25 2 75 inch sold out. Demason s cichlid demasoni cichlid. The psuedotropheus demasoni cichlid is a striking mbuna african cichlid fish.
1 5 we can not guarantee males in our juvenile cichlids. Caring for a demasoni cichlid can be hard and is not recommended for a beginner aquarist. Unsexed juvenile 1 guaranteed male 3.
They come from pombo rocks in the tanzanian waters of lake malawi and come to us from researcher ad konings. African cichlids originating from lake malawi lake tanganyika and lake victoria. These gorgeous cichlids would be a great addition to any freshwater african cichlid aquarium at home.
This is a very good mbuna cichlid that is highly recommended. We will send our choice of the best specimen available. It cannot be kept with other species of fish due to its aggressive nature.
First they stay smaller than most other species only reaching about 10 cm which allows them to be kept in a smaller aquarium. Males also have egg spots on there anal fin. 4 5 long mature male another 4 5 long male a 4 long female a juvenile and finally a female with a mouthful of eggs.
Demasoni cichlid pseudotropheus demasoni max size. The fish is highly aggressive in nature and small in size. Pseudotropheus demasoni is a relatively new addition to the available mbuna species from lake malawi.
Aggressive especially towards other males of the same species. Pseudotropheus demasoni place of origin. Lake malawi adult size.
Origin edit edit source endemic to lake malawi. 2 3 temperament. Sexing edit edit source males have darker and more vivid color while females a less color full males are generally larger when mature and have more pointed anal and dorsal fins.