Gold OB Peacock is an aquarium strain of a cichlid from Lake Malawi in eastern Africa. It is an aquarium strain of uncertain origin. We developed this strain from a selection our Blue OB Peacock strain. Males often reach 15cm (6 in.). Females are considerably smaller. Males are colorful with bright gold bodies and fins . Males have bright blue squiggles on the face and gill plate. Females have a gold background body coloration with clear to yellowish fins. Both the body and fins display blackish mottling. This fish’s ancestors hail from Lake Malawi in eastern Africa.