The Kenyi Cichlid originates originates from Lake Malawi in
Africa. It is an “mbuna” or rockfish. It is also called a
Lombardoi and a Blue kenyi. Juveniles are blue. Adult females also
retain this coloration, while males turn a yellow. The Kenyi prefers muddy areas where sediment
has accumulated. Kenyis should be fed a vegetarian diet including
spirulina and algae based foods.
||22 - 28 C; 72 - 83 F
||7.5 - 8.5
||10 cm; 4 inches
||Normal, Egg Layer, Mouthbrooder
Mbuna Cichlids such as the Auratus,
Zebra, Tropheops. Also
catfish. Too aggressive for Haplochromis and
Other fairly aggressive unrelated species such as
New World cichlids and barbs, may be ignored.