Cynotilapia afra "White Top" is a dwarf mbuna. The many varieties of afra look quite different depending upon their location in Lake Malawi. The "white top" is from Metangula, Mozambique. The males are quite colorful while the females are rather bland looking. They are a moderately aggressive cichlid that attains a size of only about 4 inches (10 cm) but they can hold their own against some larger mbuna. The afra is also known as the "dogtooth cichlid".
The picture below shows a juvenile male.
The pistures are of the single male I owned for a brief time. This is definately the most aggressive of my afra. This afra came with a used tank that I bought. I only kept him for about six months and then sold him to another hobbiest. The mature male is very similar to the Pseudotropheus kingsizei.
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