Bumblebee Cichlid

The Bumblebee Cichlid is named for its black and yellow stripes which resemble a bumblebee.  It is aggressive and should only be kept with other African Cichlids of similar size and temperament.

Nicolas COUTHOUIS ([CC BY-SA 2.5]
Nicolas COUTHOUIS ([CC BY-SA 2.5]

Category: African Cichlid

Common Names: Bumblebee Cichlid, Hornet Cichlid

Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus crabro

Family: Cichlidae

Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons

Care Level: Moderate

Temperament: Aggressive

Max Size: 8 Inches

Temperature: 75-82 F

pH: 7.6-8.6

Tank Level: All

Colors: Gold, Black, Tan, Yellow

Diet: Omnivore

Breeding: Moderate