Golden Mbuna (Melanochromis auratus)

Also known as African Chiclid, Auratus Cichlid, Gold Mbuna, Golden Cichlid, Golden Pseudotropheus, Lake Malawi Cichlid, Lake Malawian Cichlid, Malawi Golden Cichlid, Mbuna Cichlid, Nyassa Golden Cichlid

Description

Also known as African Chiclid, Auratus Cichlid, Gold Mbuna, Golden Cichlid, Golden Pseudotropheus, Lake Malawi Cichlid, Lake Malawian Cichlid, Malawi Golden Cichlid, Mbuna Cichlid, Nyassa Golden Cichlid.

Found in harems over rocky areas of Lake Malawi.
They feed on algae.
Length - 11cm
Depth - ?m
Africa - Lake Malawi

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/2343

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