Aulonocara Stuartgranti - Mdoka Flametail Peacock
Aulonocara Stuartgranti - Mdoka Flametail Peacock, Farm Raised
Average Adult Fish Size: 4-5”
Place of Origin: Mdoka, Lake Malawi
Feeding: High Quality Flake, High Quality Pellets
Temperament: Generally Peaceful, Conspecific Aggressive
Mdoka have a reddish-orange flush on their lower bodies with a brilliant metallic blue upper body and gill plates. Each Flametail are unique in that no two seem to display the same degree of red or orange. Sometimes it only extends half way up the body and sometimes it will reach as far as the collar.
The Flametail Peacock is a fairly mild mannered species of Aulonocara from Lake Malawi. A dominant male can show increased levels of aggression towards other Aulonocara species. A breeding male will also show increased levels of aggression towards tankmates. Some compatible fish are the Eureka Red Peacock, the Red Shoulder Peacock, and the Electric Blue Ahli.
As with nearly all peacocks - the females are a drab olive brown in color.