Scientific Name: Fossorochromis Rostratus Royal Sienna
A line bred color variant, exact origin of creation unknown but they were likely crested from crossing a Rostratus with a red empress. When fully mature, males look similar to the one in the photo.
Common Name(s): Malawi Sand Diver
Geo. Origin: Lake Malawi-wide distribution
Habitat: Open sand, shallow water
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: more Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 10-14"
Temperature: 74 - 84°F
pH: 7.4 - 8.4
Water Hardness: Hard