Please note- Juvenile fish can be less colourful compared to their adult colouring
Also known as Pundamilis Nyerei
How hard are they to keep?
We would class this fish as an easy care level.
What is its maximum size?
Where are they from?
The Nyererei Cichlid originates from Lake Victoria.
What are the ideal water conditions?
Ideal water conditions are moderatly hard with a temperature of 22-28°c. PH 7.6-8.5.
What do you feed them?
Feed a variety of frozen foods and cichlid pellets and flake.
How compatible is it with other fish?
It is compatitible with most Malawian Mbuna (rock dwelling cichlids). Provide plenty of rocks for hiding places.
How do you breed them?
Males are much more colourful. The female will lay unfertilised eggs on a flat stone, she will then take eggs into her mouth and follow the male until he releases sperm. The female will tend to the eggs, feed the fry on newly hatched brine shrimp.