Blue dolphin moorii (Cyrtocara moorii)

Blue dolphin moorii (Cyrtocara moorii) is an unusual tank fish which came from Malawi Lake in Africa. Blue moorii is rather popular among cichlid-fans first of all due to its bright-blue color and also to its unusual body shape with a big bump on the fish head.

At that moorii blue dolphin cichlid isn’t a small fish at all. H. moorii max size can be 25 cm and longer. They are peaceful enough, but males can be rather aggressive to each other and it’s better to keep them in a harem consisting of one male and 3-4 females.

Such a harem inhabits in its own territory which is thoroughly guarded only during the spawning period. However, during the rest of time blue dolphin is more tolerate. Keeping in a tank is rather easy under the condition that they live in a spacious aquarium with clean water that has stable parameters and the aquarium is designed appropriately.

It’s better to design it as a biotop with a sandy bottom that has a big number of rocks and different covers which leave enough space for the fish to swim.
moliro moorii cichlid

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