Introducing the Exquisite Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid: A Marvel of Natural Beauty

Welcome to the world of aquatic elegance embodied by the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid. Native to the pristine waters of Lake Malawi in Africa, this remarkable species promises to bestow your aquarium with the charm of its origin, vibrant colors, and fascinating behavior.

Origin and Color Spectrum

Hailing from Lake Malawi, the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid showcases a spectrum of vivid colors reminiscent of its natural habitat. Its resplendent body is adorned with deep blues, regal purples, and hints of iridescent greens. These chromatic symphonies reflect the aquatic artistry of Lake Malawi, providing a living masterpiece for your aquarium.

Behavior in the Aquarium

Within your aquarium, the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid flourishes as an active and congenial swimmer. Its graceful movements and engaging demeanor create a captivating focal point in your aquatic realm. Thanks to its peaceful nature, this cichlid harmoniously coexists with compatible tank mates, contributing to a tranquil community.

Dietary Preferences

Nourishing the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid is a gratifying experience. As an omnivore, it thrives on a balanced diet encompassing premium pellets, flakes, and protein-rich treats such as brine shrimp and daphnia. By catering to its diverse nutritional needs, you ensure its vitality, striking appearance, and vitality.

Breeding Elegance

Observing the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid's breeding rituals is a testament to its exceptional nature. Displaying intricate parental care, this species safeguards its fry with unwavering commitment. Under favorable conditions, you may be fortunate enough to witness these captivating behaviors, further deepening your connection to the aquatic world.

Harmonious Tank Companions

Crafting an amicable aquatic community is a rewarding endeavor. Consider introducing companions like the Yellow Lab Cichlid, Acei Cichlid, and Rusty Cichlid. These congenial species share compatible temperaments and habitat preferences, ensuring a cohesive and serene environment that appeals to enthusiasts of all levels.

Now Available at Aquaholics Online

Anticipation ends here. We are thrilled to announce the availability of the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid at Aquaholics Online. This exclusive opportunity allows you to infuse your aquarium with the allure of African aquatic wonder. Elevate your surroundings and relish the chance to embrace the captivating essence of Lake Malawi's natural beauty.

Visit Us Today and Elevate Your Aquarium

Embrace this moment to enrich your aquarium with the Chiloelo Peacock Cichlid's grace and charm. Explore Aquaholics Online and secure your order today. Experience the elegance of a species that encapsulates the essence of Lake Malawi's aquatic magnificence. Your journey into an aquatic masterpiece begins now.

  • 1x Red Shoulder Peacock Cichlid 5cm

DOA Policy for Live Fish shipping

At Aquaholics, we place utmost importance on the careful shipping of live fish to ensure their safe arrival. Our commitment to quality includes taking various measures during transit. Each fish bag is infused with medical-grade oxygen and an ammonia-neutralizing solution. In colder periods, we also utilize heat packs to maintain optimal temperatures. However, we understand that unforeseen circumstances can sometimes lead to unfortunate outcomes. To provide you with peace of mind, we have implemented a Dead-on Arrival (DOA) policy that ensures you are covered in such situations.


  1. Owner's Presence: It is essential for the owner or an authorised representative to be available at the provided shipping address to receive the fish. If no one is available, the courier will leave your parcel in a safe space as all fish orders are shipped ATL.
  2. Shipping Address: Please provide a valid street address for shipping. Ensure the address is accurate and complete to avoid any delivery issues.
  3. Reporting DOA: If you receive a fish that is dead on arrival, please notify us promptly. Within 2 hours of receiving the fish, send an email to our customer support team. Include the following details in your email:
    • Name: Your full name
    • Order Number: The unique order number associated with your purchase
    • DOA Fish Picture: Attach a clear picture of the deceased fish

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Timely Notification: Please make your DOA claim within 2 hours of receiving the fish. Claims submitted after this timeframe will not be eligible for compensation.
  2. Proper Documentation: Ensure that your email includes accurate and complete information, including your name, order number, email, and a clear picture of the deceased fish. Incomplete or inaccurate information may delay the processing of your claim.
  3. Verification: Our customer support team will review the provided information to verify the DOA claim. Once the claim is validated, we will proceed with the appropriate compensation.
  4. Compensation Options: In the event of a DOA, we offer two compensation options: a) Store Credit: You will receive a store credit equal to the value of the deceased fish, which can be used for future purchases. b) Refund: We can issue a refund for the value of the deceased fish, processed through the original payment method used for the purchase.
  5. Shipping Costs: Please note that shipping costs are non-refundable unless the entire order is considered a DOA.
  6. Conditions Apply: Our DOA policy covers only fish that are dead upon arrival. It does not apply to fish that perish after successful delivery and acclimation to their new environment.

We are committed to providing the best possible experience for our customers and ensuring the well-being of our live fish. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our DOA policy, don't hesitate to get in touch with our customer support team at [email protected] , and we will be glad to assist you.



Note: The terms and conditions outlined in this DOA policy are subject to change without prior notice. We recommend reviewing the most up-to-date policy on our website or contacting our customer support team for any updates.

Thank you again for allowing us on your aqaurium journey.


Jesse Elstak


  • Species – Aulonocara stuartgranti “Hansbaenschi”
  • Common Name – Red Shoulder Peacock
  • Origin – Lake Malawi
  • Diet – Omnivore but mostly carnivorous
  • PH Range – Alkaline 7.5 – 8.5
  • Water Type – Hard
  • Temperature – Tropical 24°c
  • Breed Type – Mouth brooder
  • Current Size – approximately 5cm (Grows to approximately 13cm)
  • Sex – Un-sexed
Barcode # 7427105033284
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m


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