Gold 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 Lemon Peacock strain. Males often reach 15cm (6 in.). Females are considerably smaller. Males are colorful with bright gold bodies and fins . Males have gold bodies, sometimes with light blue fins. Females have a gold background body coloration with clear to yellowish fins. This fish’s ancestors hail from Lake Malawi in eastern Africa.
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