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The Demasoni Cichlid, Pseudotropheus demasoni, is a relatively rare cichlid, which originates from a specific rocky point called Pombo Rocks, within the waters of Lake Malawi located in Tanzania, Africa. The male of this species has dark blue or black vertical stripes with alternating lighter stripes of light blue to white. The male Demasoni Cichlid also displays the typical spots on the anal fin, and is considerably larger than the female. The female of this species is not as brilliantly colored, and lacks the spots on the anal fin.
- Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus demasoni
- Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Semi-aggressive
- Water Conditions: 76-82° F, KH 10-15, pH 7.8-8.6
- Max. Size: 5"
- Color Form: Black, Blue, White
- Diet: Herbivore
- Origin: Africa - Lake Malawi
- Family: Cichlidae
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