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African Cichlid Cobalt Blue Zebra LG 5"-6"

African Cichlid Cobalt Blue Zebra LG 5"-6"

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The Cobalt Blue Zebra Cichlid, also known as Cobalt Zebra, is a stunning fish. The electric blue colours of the Blue Zebra Cichlid set it apart from other cichlids and will brighten up any cichlid tank.

The additional names are Cobalt Blue Zebra, or Cobalt Blue Mbuna, Pearl Zebra Former, Cobalt Blue Cichlid or Zebra Malawi Cichlid.

Mbuna means rock fish, which describes the species’ preferred habitat.

Originally, they were placed in the Metriaclima genus, but this was changed later.

Their additional scientific names are Maylandia callainos, Pseudotropheus callainos and Metriaclima callainos.

Cobalt Blue Zebra Cichlid belong to the Cichlidae family.

They are a freshwater African cichlid species native to Lake Malawi, which also produces popular aquarium species such as Peacock Cichlids.

For the beginner aquarist, these species are not the best choice. While their basic needs are simple, having some experience is beneficial in order to better deal with their protective natures.

The blues-colored Zebra Cichlids are widely available, so it is easy to find cichlids in any cichlid-pet store.

Before you buy adult individuals, make sure you check for symptoms of disease.

Each fish in a healthy tank could potentially live for 10 years.

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