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Remarks: The Malawi Golden Cichlid (Melanochromis auratus) can be quite aggressive. It is best to keep them with fish that do not resemble them in appearance. Females retain juvenile coloration of gold with two black stripes. Males turn dark purple with two white stripes.
Scientific Name: Melanochromis auratus
Common Name: Malawi Golden Cichlid
Max Size: 5"
Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa
Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred
Compatibility: Mbuna - Melanochromis, Pseudotropheus, Metriaclima
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