Malawi Cichlids

African Cichlids from Lake Malawi include Mbuna, Peacock, and Haplochromis species. Malawi Cichlids are highly sought after in the aquarium hobby due to their vibrant colors and interesting behavior. Males display prominent colors in comparison to females with the dominant male showing the most intense color to attract a mate. Most cichlids from Lake Malawi are known as maternal mouthbrooders. The females lay their eggs then pick them up by mouth where they are fertilized. An adaptive trait for reproductive fitness is the presence of egg spots on the male caudal fin. Females mistake the egg spots as real eggs and as they attempt to pick them up the male releases the sperm into the females mouth and fertilization occurs. In the aquarium, Malawi Cichlids are easier to breed in species only tanks with many hiding places, optimal water conditions, and quality food. To increase survivability of fry, many hobbyist extract the fertilized eggs from the mother's mouth manually and tumble them in enclosed egg tumblers until the fry are old enough to be transferred to a grow out tank.

More information on breeding Malawi Cichlids can be found here:
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/articles/malawi_cichlids_breeding.php

Every fish is either bred by us or selected from our affiliate breeders, then quarantined, carefully observed and fed a rich diet before being added to our African Cichlids for sale inventory. 

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Aulonocara Walteri Aulonocara Benga Yellow Blue Neon Peacock
Aulonocara walteri peacockAulonocara ethylwynnae PeacockKoningsi Peacock Cichlid (Mbenji)

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$9.99

Ngara Flametail Aulonocara Jacobfreibergi Lemon Jake Aulonocara Benga Yellow
Ngara Flametail PeacockAulonocara Jacobfreibergi "Lemon Jake" CichlidAulonocara Benga Yellow Peacock

$10.99

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$8.99

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Lwanda Peacock Flavescent Peacock Taiwan reef
Red Top Lwanda Peacock CichlidFlavescent Usisya Peacock CichlidSteveni Taiwan Reef Cichlid

$9.99

$9.99

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Dragonblood Peacock african cichlids for sale Blue Neon Peacock Aulonocara Blue Regal Peacock
Dragonblood PeacockBlue Neon Peacock Undu PointBlue Regal Peacock Cichlid

$11.99

$9.95

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sulfurhead african cichlid for sale Star Sapphire Cichlid Lethrinops Red Cap Itungi
Aulonocara Maylandi (Sulfurhead Peacocock)Phenochilus Tanzania "Star Sapphire" Hap Cichlid1.5" Lethrinops Red Cap African Cichlid

$9.99

$7.99

$10.95

Aulonocara Eureka Red african cichlids for sale Deepwater haplochromis Aulonocara Red Ruby african cichlids for sale
Eureka Red PeacockDeepwater Hap Cichlid - Placidochromis electraAulonocara Red Ruby Peacock

$8.99

$8.99

$8.99

Aulonocara Strawberry Peacock african cichlids for sale Blue Dolphin Cichlid Fish gertrudae peacock
Albino Strawberry Peacock Cichlid1.5" Cyrtocara Moorii Blue Dolphin Aulonocara gertrudae peacock

$9.99

$8.99

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Swallowtail Peacock Copadichromis chrysonotus Otter Point Peacock
Aulonocara carolinae swallowtail peacockCopadichromis chrysonotus "White Blaze"Otter point peacock cichlid

$9.99

$8.99

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aulonocara maisoni Bicolor peacock Aulonocara Sunshine Peacock african cichlids for sale
Aulonocara maisoni peacockAulonocara bicolor peacockAulonocara Sunshine Peacock

$8.99

$10.99

$8.99

Copadichromis Trewavasae Electric Blue Ahli Cichlid Fish Nimbochromis Venustus
F1 Copadichromis Trewavasae - "Ivory Head Mloto Lupingu"2" Electric Blue Ahli "Iceberg" African Cichlid for sale1.5" Nimbochromis Venustus

$12.99

$11.00

$8.00

Female Red Empress Cichlid Flavescent Peacock for sale Aulonocara OB Peacock african cichlids for sale
2" Red Empress Cichlid - Female4" Wild Flavescent Usisya Peacock (Male)3" Male OB Peacock

$9.56

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$39.99

$12.95

Copadichromis azureus african cichlids for sale Blue Neon Peacock Flavescent Peacock for sale
3" Copadichromis Azureus 2" VC-10 Milomo Super Hap3" Flavescent Peacock (Show Male)

$15.00

$8.99

$34.99

Saulosi Peacock for sale Red Fin Piebald trout cichlid
4" Wild Caught Aulonocara Saulosi Peacock (Show Male)1.5" Paralabidochromis sp. "Red Fin Piebald" - Unsexed juvenilesMalawi Trout Cichlid for Sale

$49.99

$8.00

$18.95

Male Red Empress Cichlid Red Fin Borleyi Malawi hawk cichlid
Red Empress African Cichlid (Male) - Locally Bred Strain1.75" Red Fin BorleyiAristochromis Christyi (Mixed Sexes)

$19.99

$7.99

$13.99

Otopharynx Lithobates Albino Taiwan Reef Malawi Thick Lips
Otopharynx lithobates "Aristochromis Red Top"Albino Taiwan Reef (Mixed sexes)Chilotilapia euchilis - Malawi thick lips

$9.99

$13.99

$12.99

Tangerine Tiger Cichlid livingstonii african cichlid for sale Koningsi Peacock Adult
2" Tangerine Tiger Cichlid1.5" Nimbochromis livingstonii4" Koningsi Blue Regal Peacock Cichlid - Young Adult Show Male

$9.99

$7.50

$39.95

Aulonocara Red shoulder african cichlids for sale
Aulonocara Red Shoulder Peacock

$8.99