Saulos's Mbuna (Chindongo saulosi)

Also known as Dwarf Mbuna, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna, Saulosi Cichlid, Saulosi Mbuna

Description

Also known as Dwarf Mbuna, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna, Saulosi Cichlid, Saulosi Mbuna.

Found in large schools over sediment-free rocky areas with strong currents over upper reefs.
They feed on algae which they nibble from the rock surface.
Length - 8.6cm
Depth - ?m
Africa - Lake Malawi

These fish are all born yellow and only the males become blue!

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.de/summary/Pseudotropheus-saulosi.html

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