Pseudotropheus sp "williamsi blue lips" - 1.25 -2.25 inches

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Tank raised by Florida fish farmer or hobbyist MALAWI CICHLIDS SOLD ON THIS SITE ARE GENERALLY 1.25 INCHES TO 2.25 INCHES IN LENGTH AND ARE SOLD AS UNSEXED JUVENILES. DIFFERENT SIZES WILL BE DESIGNATED IN THE SIZE CHART BELOW. Small: 1 inch Regular: 1.25 -2.25 inches Medium: 2.5 - 3.5 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. Most cichlids sold in pet stores are 2 -2.5 inches in size. Our fish are sold smaller because of the demand for these fish and because they ship better at smaller sizes. Our customers have accepted this due to the rarity of the fish offered on our website compared to many of the retail stores. These fish grow so fast, the initial size is less relevant to the quality of genetics and rarity of species. Our regular sized fish will measure between the width of a quarter and the width of a $.50 cent piece. The dynamics of the size is manifested when you know that a 2 inch fish will appear to be 3-4 times the mass of a 1.25 inch fish, since it is not just longer but deeper and thicker and the color is often more robust.

Pseudotropheus sp "williamsi north" 'Makonde'

Males for this fish are a stricking golden orange color with bright blue lips , giving them the nickname williamsi "blue lips". This blue color can also show on some of the fins, specifically the tail and at the end of the dorsal. Breeding males can achieve a bright orange color to attract the opposite sex. Females are brownish yellow/orange (juveniles are also yellow) but much lighter when compared to males.

 

We have fed our cichlids the current All Purpose Fish Food Formula in our Florida Facility for over a year. Our cichlids are noticeably more active, grow quicker, have improved color, and we have all but eliminated bloat in even the most sensitive species, including tropheus. We have fed it to New World and African cichlids, assorted Livebearers, Discus, Loaches, Catfish, Danios, Tetras, Australian Rainbows, and virtually any fish that will eat a prepared food.


Try some today and see for yourself !

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You're reviewing:Pseudotropheus sp "williamsi blue lips" - 1.25 -2.25 inches

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.