Origin and locale/variety: Wide Distribution, Lake Malawi, East Africa
Size: Adults are usually 5.5 inches in aquarium environment.
Sex differences: Males obtain a brilliant blue with light edging on the fins. Females are silver and black.
Observed spawning habits: Males will display for female's attention. A male will normally construct a simple nest against a rock and put on an elaborate show for the female and whoever else wants to watch. Courting rituals are somewhat passive and very rarely result in injury.
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