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Mason Peacock Cichlid

Scientific Name: Aulonocara maisoni

About the Mason Peacock Cichlid

Species Type: Freshwater Fish
Category: Cichlids

Care Level: DifficultThis fish may have multiple properties that make a fish moderately difficult to care for and is therefore only recommended to experienced fishkeepers who have had success in dealing with species that may have particular care requirements.

Origin: Africa, Lake Malawi

Compatibility/Temperament: 1


A Malawi Lake Cichlid that is considered to be the most peacful of all peacock cichlids. Males are blue and females are drab gray with vertical brown stripes.

Mason Peacock Cichlid Diet

Flakes and live foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, etc.
Feed quality cichlid flakes/pellets


Ideal water parameters for Mason Peacock Cichlid

The Mason Peacock Cichlid should be kept in an aquarium with the temperature ranging from 72 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Ph of around 8.

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