The blue peacock cichlid (Aulonocara nyassae) is one of the most beautiful peacock cichlids in the aquarium hobby, featuring an electric blue body and bright fins .It is also known as the emperor cichlid and is from the south-eastern arm of the lake. Blue Peacock Cichlids are widely sought after due to their unique colouring, incredible personality, and relatively peaceful nature when compared to other species of Cichlids from Lake Malawi.


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 Scientific name Common Name Size Temperament
 Aulonocara nyassae  Emperor cichlid 150mm Peaceful
 Water Temperature Water pH Tank size Diet
 25-28oC 7.5 - 9.0 450 litres Herbivore