[Ebook] 500 freshwater aquarium fish – Cichlids – Egyptian Mauthbrooder (Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor)
This interesting species was first imported into Europe as far back as 1902. It once enjoyed enormous popularity owing to its breeding habits—the. female not only broods the eggs in her mouth, but offers the fry protection by signaling for them to take shelter in her gaping mouth in case of danger. However, the popularity of the Egyptain Mouthbrooder has since been overtaken by more colorful species, particularly from the African Rift Lakes.