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Aurora Cichlid

Aurora Cichlid
Metriaclima Aurora

Length: 4.0"
Sex: Males are more of a blue and yellow color while the females are more tan brown.
Feeding: Loves to eat algae from rocks and plants. Offer foods high in algae.
Social Behaviour: Territorial but mild mannered species of Lake Malawi cichlid.

Up Keep: Avoid use of undergravel filter as they love to dig. Provide tunnels and caves as swimming passageways.
Breeding: Female will find a secluded area for brooding. Make sure there is plenty of caves for the female to choose from. Fry will eat baby brine shrimp and crushed flakes.

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