Name:    Cynotilapia sp. "Lion" Mara Rocks

Synonym:    Cynotilapia sp. "Lion" Mara Rocks

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Location:    Near Mara Rocks in Lake Malawi

Adult male size:    3 1/2 inches (9 cm)

Diet:    omnivore

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Personal notes:   Cynotilapia sp. "Lion" Mara Rocks is a dwarf mbuna.  The males are much more colorful than the females.  They are a moderately aggressive cichlid that attains a size of only about 3.5 inches (9 cm) but they can hold their own against some larger mbuna.

 Above is a young 2 inch (5 cm) male Cynotilapia sp. "lion" from Mara Rocks

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see also:

Malawi Dream

Malawi Cichlids