Labidochromis sp. "perlmutt"
Trade names and synonyms
Size and appearance
The natural feed mainly consists of insects and zooplankton, but also algae.
Is best kept in an aquarium of 200 litres or larger.
Found in the deeper part of the rocky habitat.
Easy to breed like most of the species from the mbuna-group. Broods generally consist of 10-30 fry.
It's a quiet and peaceful mbuna witch shouldn't be kept together with other species from the genus Labidochromis because of the risk of crossbreeding.
Occurs at different locations around Mbamba bay.