Name: Neochromis Omnicaeruleus Makobe Island (Seehausen & Bouton, 1998)
Synonym: Haplochromis sp. "blue scaper"
Common name: tricolor fulu
Location: Lake Victoria (Makobe Island in the Mwanza Gulf, Tanzania)
Adult size: Males 5 inches (13 cm) and Females 4 inches (11 cm)
Diet: Algae grazer
Neochromis Omnicaeruleus has been found in southern Lake Victoria and the various locations have different coloration.
Personal notes: I received nine Neochromis Omnicaeruleus in October of 2011
This is the lone male that survived a disease that wiped out all the rest of the tank
My 3 males occasionally get together to discuss dominance issues. It took awhile for them to turn blue
Above is my young dominant male Neochromis Omnicaeruleus. As you can see, they are usually yellowish but sometimes more blue.
Above are some of my young female Neochromis Omnicaeruleus
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