Designed for Internet Explorer 6.0+, Netscape 6.0+, Opera, Mozilla, and Safari
Use sitemap if you have any problems viewing the new drop-down menus.

Species profiles presents in depth studies, articles, and information surrounding the numerous species of Lake Malawi Cichlids.
A - B | C - D | E - F | G - J | K - L | M - N | O - P | Q - R | S - T | U - Z

Quick Search for

Maylandia livingstonii
Like this profile:
Group Mbuna
Location Click to find this species location
Male Picture
Female Picture
Discovered By BOULENGER 1899
Common Name "ngara" "lanisticola"
Fish Size min 3" - max 5" Inches
Min Tank Size 50 Gallons
General Information Located throughout the lake. Found often over sandy areas to rocky habitats. This species is know to seek shelter in empty shells. Diet in the wild consists of Aufwuchs taken off the substrate.

The aquarium should have plenty of rockwork to provide shelter, territorial markers and spawning sites. Feed a quality cichlid flake/pellet food. Supplement with spirulina flake and frozen foods such as krill, brine or mysis.






Advertise with us

 
 
     
  (©) Malawi Mayhem 2019.   Site design and web hosting by NameSonic.com.  
 
Proudly Canadian