Fairy cichlid

It is endemic to Malawi.

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The Fairy cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 19 environment.

The Fairy Cichlid was one of the first African cichlids imported for the aquarium hobby. Today it is also known as the Lyretail Lamprologus or the Brichardi Cichlid, and was originally called the 'Princess of Burundi' when first imported in the early 1970's. More

Brichardi Cichlids are known as Fairy Cichlids and this albino variety lives up to that designation. Lyretail, Lyretail Lamprologus, Fairy cichlid, Princess of Burundi Scientific name Neolamprologus brichardi ... The most commonly kept group are the lamprologines. More

The Brichardi Fairy cichlid is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. The scientific name is Neolamprologus brichardi. The Fairy cichlid likes to have pretty high pH in the water. Around 8.5-9 pH is optimal, but it will do ok down to 7 pH. More

could i put some fairy cichlids in with the yellow labs - Reply 0 1 fairy cichlidsjustin (Author) 2007-10-05 11:13:49 - They are technically from separate More

Fairy cichlid ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Neolamprologus brichardi ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 9 - 10 cm ( More

The Fairy Cichlid is known to science as Neolamprologus brichardi. English aquarists christened this particular fish the Fairy Cichlid as they believed the fish to have a strong ethereal appearance. These fish grow to a size of 3.4" (8.5cm). More

house have held Fairy Cichlids, in various stages of growth, I am currently down to around 25 young individuals who occupy a 36"x12"x12" tank. This tank has various slate formations and small mounds of coal as d More

It is named Fairy Cichlid in English due to its otherworldly appearance, and Scandinavian aquarists call it “Prinsessan av Burundi” (the Princess of Burundi). More

other words, the Fairy cichlid is probably heading the way of the goldfish, but that is a whole other article. A colony of brichardi can be every bit as beautiful as any marine tank and with much less maintenance. More

Fairy Cichlid, Brichardi, Princes of Burundi, Lyretail Cichlid Synonyms Lamprologus brichardi Sexing - Difficult to visually sex. More

Fairy Cichlid, Brichardi, Princes of Burundi, Lyretail Cichlid Synonyms Lamprologus brichardi Sexing - Difficult to visually sex. More

Common names

Aulonocara jacobfreibergi in Catalan (Català)
Chisawasawa in Nyanja
Fairy cichlid in English
Feenbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Jakobfreibergo akara in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Keijukeisariahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Malawi butterfly in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Aulonocara
Species : Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
Authority : Johnson, 1974