Pseudotropheus elegans, more commonly know as Pseudotropheus acei, is a mbuna cichlid from Lake Malawi in eastern Africa. Our strain is from a commercial source. We acquired the strain in 2003. Males often reach 12.5cm (5 in.). Females are somewhat smaller. Males have blue bodies with yellow fins. Females and juveniles are similarly colored, but in more subdued hues. This fish hails from Lake Malawi in eastern Africa.