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Orange Blossom Fuelleborni Cichlid

The orange blossom fuelleborni, also called the OB fuelleborni cichlid, is an algae scaper in the wild but will eat some proteins, so veggies need to be a part of the diet along with flake or pellet foods. The scientific name "labeo" means thick lips, and tropheus means, obviously, trophy, and this cichlid family does have big trophy lips. labeotropheus are mouth brooders, which is always an interesting dynamic in the fish tank. The orange blossom fuelleborni cichild features a primary cream body with some marmalade and blue mottling.

  • Scientific name: Labeotropheus fuelleborni
  • Origin: Lake Malawi
  • Lifespan: 6 years
  • Max Size: 5 inches
  • Food: Flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Approx. 2 inches