Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus socolofi sometimes called Pindani. This is a monomorphic maternal mouthbrooder that makes its living grazing algae off of rocks. As most pseudotropheus, is an herbivore and territorial in the aquarium. Socolofi is a great fish for a beginner and is found in the Standard mix and Prestige mix featured on the specials section of this web site. This fish gets 5 to 6 inches and males and females are identical except for the lack of egg spots on many of the females. T
These cichlids are tank raised indoors by a proffessional breeder. Most of the fish are first generation from wild collected parents (f1)
ALL OF THESE FISH ARE SOLD AS UNSEXED JUVENILES. DIFFERENT SIZES WILL BE DESIGNATED IN THE SIZE CHART BELOW. GENDER CHOICE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SELECTED MEDIUM AND LARGE FISH ONLY.
Small: 1 inch (some shell dwellers maybe less than one inch)
Regular: 1.25 -2.25 inches
Medium: 2.5 - 3 inches
Large: 4-6 inches
If you are stocking a new tank or a tank with cichlids under 3 inches you will be safe with small , and regular sizes. If you are stocking a tank that has existing cichlids that are over 3 inches you should only choose regular, or medium sizes.