African Cichlid | Ice Blue Zebra
African Cichlid | Ice Blue Zebra

African Cichlid | Ice Blue Zebra

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Scientific Name: Maylandia greshakei

Common Name: Ice Blue Zebra Cichlid, William's Mbuna, Red Top Ice Blue

Adult Size: 4 - 5 inches

Life Expectancy: 10 years

Habitat: Lake Malawi, Africa

Minimum Tank Size: 50 gallon

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 73.0 to 78.0° F
  • pH Range: 7.5-8.5
  • Hardness Range: 6 - 10

    Temperament: Semi-aggressive

    Diet & Nutrition: Will accept most foods offered but vegetable matter in the form of spirulina flakes, blanched spinach etc. should form a large proportion of the diet. This can be supplemented with live and frozen varieties.

    Breeding & Spawning: Maternal mouthbrooder. Should be spawned in a species tank in a harem of one male and at least 3 females along with some flat stones and areas of open substrate in the tank to act as potential spawning sites.

    Gender: The male is light blue with an orange dorsal and egg spots on the anal fin. The females are smaller and drabber in color.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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