Kenyi cichlids are popular in the African cichlid aquarium due to their relatively friendly disposition and bright colors of the males and females. Females are a colorful blue with a striped pattern and males are a bright yellow – though the sexes are capable of changing color to the opposite sex for short periods of time. Males may change to avoid a fight with stronger males, females may change to avoid attentions of males.
- Scientific Name: Maylandia lombarodi
- Origin: Lake Malawi
- Life Span: 8 years
- Max Size: 4 1/2 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen
- Shipping Size: Medium approx. 2 inches