Orange Zebra Cichlid

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The true Metricaclima Estherae the males are born a brownish colour and eventually turn a powdery blue. This version knows in the hobby as the "red zebra" both males and females are born deep orange and when feed on foods high in Astaxanthin they will give off a red glow under the correct lighting. These particular fish have been line breed for years focusing on deep rich orange in colouration.


Fish Specifications :

Species - Metriaclima estherae 
Common Name - Orange Zebra
Marture Adult Size -4"
Origin - Lake Malawi
PH Range - 7.6 -8.6
Temperature Range 24°c - 28°c
Water Type - Hard Alkaline
Breed Type - Mouthbrooder
Size - 4cm
Sex - Unsexed

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