Diet & Nutrition:Feeds on aufwuchs which is small animals and plants that encrust hard substrates. Primary diet can be cichlid pellets, give them thawed and live foods periodically. A flake food or pellet food with an algae/spirulina base is recommended.
Breeding & Spawning:Peacock Cichlids are mouth brooders, and the incubation is approximately three weeks, at which time the female will release the fry.
Gender: May have to wait until they are mature and the males will become more colorful.