The Aulonocara maylandi or Sulfur Head Peacock Cichlid is another popular species of Aulonocara that’s native to the hard waters of Lake Malawi. Males feature a bright yellow blaze contrasted by a dark brown to black body. Sulfur Head Peacock are one of the more timid species of Aulonocara and do best when kept in a group of one male to three or more females. They grow to be about 4.5” to 5” in length.
Often regarded as a "showpiece" species the Frontosa Cichlid of Lake Tanganyika is a truly impressive specimen that has both great coloration and impressive body size & shape with elaborate fins. Frontosa Cichlids were originally introduced into the hobby because of their attractive appearance. However, they have become even more popular as hobbyists have learned that they have great personalities, with an almost "dog" like quality that has helped to endear them to hobbyists even more.