They're 3" - 5" and healthy. report. Contact less pick up fish will be ready and bagged for pick up on arrival. https://animal-world.com/encyclo/fresh/cichlid/RedEmpress.php The other Red Empress morph is the American strain and has more blue color than the Super Red Empress. The photo is of a mature pair of Blue Empress Peacock Cichlids. The more I look online I believe the male is a Red Empress, possible hybrid and the other 2 are female red empress. Blue Empress Peacock Cichlid. Heterozygous Albino Standard showing Red Empress check comments for Father, mother is an F1 import from Germany All these guys have the albino gene present but not showing so if you breed them togetehr you’ll get albino spawn or with an albino male or female 1-1.5” $10 Ups or Southwest Cargo shipping and Military Discount Available Hi guys! In the unlikely event you're guaranteed male turns out to be a female, we will replace it at our cost. A beautiful and popular hybrid! They tend to color at a smaller size than basic Red Empress; but, sometimes can be difficult to get to color. hide. Be the first to share what you think! share. They are never too pushy unless they … Giving Away. But the real point of the post was to see if anyone had the red empress or ATR to sell/trade. African cichlids. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Just give them some rock work to explore and an open swimming area and they will do just fine. There is speculation that they are both Protomelas taeniolatus(red empress is, I've not yet seen definitive on fire blue yet) because the fish has a lake wide distribution. Females will not have any color. These haps are a great undemanding species that can be very rewarding in the aquarium. Bring bags or bucket for your convinient. Copadichromis Borleyi Kadango. Negotiable. £14.99. Venustus and Red Empress both male, fighting or funking? Scientific Name: Protomelas taeniolatus. Afr | Help. Sale Regular price $7.99 Size. 1. Red Empress Cichlid - Protomelas Taeniolatus. 0 comments. He has over 500 gallons dedicated to breeding Red Empress cichlids and caring for fry in different stages of develoment. The parental strain is excellent, as you can see the juveniles are already showing good color. I have them in a 75 gallon aquarium with 1 male convict an 2 oscars one is 2 inches and they other is almost three inches. I'm hoping that a bigger tank size, some feeding up, and a little less competition from the other tankmates in the 65 will do the Albinos good and perhaps prompt them to breed. User account menu. 3-4" Males & Females 3-4" Guaranteed Male 3-4" Guaranteed Female ... Red Empress Hap. Today at 9:33 AM. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. One morph has been “line-bred” in Europe for substantially more red color and consequently has been dubbed the “Super Red Empress.” The other Red Empress morph is the American strain and has more blue color than the Super Red Empress. 100% Upvoted. Summary: Protomelas taeniolatus (Red Empress) are a stunning species mildly tempered most of the time are a joy to watch and they would make an excellent addition to any Hap and Aulonocara tank, but avoid mixing with females of a similar appearance as this species will hybridise. proformer 0 proformer 0 Shelldweller (Newbie) Basic; 0 31 posts; Location: Manly, Sydney; Posted July 1, 2010. I purchased these unknown cichlids and a few others, having been told they were peacocks. I WANT a male super red empress and a male albino taiwan reef I added as an aside I have a female red fin and 2 yellow labs. By proformer, July 1, 2010 in Cichlid Discussion. Protomelas taeniolatus (Fire Hap) (Super Red Empress) is a German line bred version of Red Empress. Vote. Close. But different locations have different color variants. These gorgeous cichlids would be a great addition to any freshwater african cichlid aquarium at home. Of the Red Empress variety, there are two classes. Species name: Protomelas Taeniolatus Synonym: Cyrtocara taeniolata, Cyrtocara taeniolatus, Haplochromis taeniolatus, Protomelas fenestratus, Haplochromis Hinderi, Steveni Eastern Common Names: Red Empress, Spindle Hap, Fire Blue Family: Cichlidae (Cichlids) , subfamily: Pseudocrenilabrinae Order: Perciformes (perch-likes) Class: … I got a male and two female red empress cichlids two days ago from a breeder. It's hard to find an OB with such a myriad of colors: Red, yellow and blue. If someone is particularly interested in buying/trading them I can try to take some pictures. Red Fin Borleyi Cichlid $ 11.95 – $ 24.95. Can a female red empress have 6 or 7 egg spots on the anal fin? The Red Empress cichlids are an african cichlid originating from lake Malawi. Base Price is for a 2.5-inch male. log in sign up. From an aesthetic perspective, the male will have egg spots on the anal fin, as well as slightly more pointed dorsal and anal fins. The females however are not so brilliant. best. If you buy a guaranteed male, we fully guarantee it. The Red Empress is found throughout Lake Malawi, Africa.There are a number of colour variations depending on where in the lake they originate. Hello, I am new to the cichlid world in aquariums. Find red empress cichlid for sale ads in our Fish category. Posted by just now [GA] Glendale, CA - Free - 4" Female Red Empress Cichlid. Like any cichlid I expect there can be exceptions. Red Empress Cichlid - Protomelas taeniolatus. African cichlids originating from Lake Malawi, Lake Tanganyika, and Lake Victoria. November 8, 2013 by charles Leave a Comment. [GA] Glendale, CA - Free - 4" Female Red Empress Cichlid. I have 2 albino female peacocks, one peacock that I am unsure of species and then these 3. If you buy a six fish colony, you will get one-two males and the rest females. The female will retain her black, silver, and yellow morph. Date Listed: 10/12/2020; Last Edited: 10/12/2020; Similar Ads. If you get the chance to own one of these spectacular looking fish jump at it you won’t be disappointed. Females should be given lots of potential hiding places to avoid being abused. Product description. It should go without saying, but I’ll say it anyway, the top fish is the female and the bottom one the male. r/Cichlid: This is a place for information, ideas, pictures, bragging. Lidcombe, NSW. More. Buy and sell almost anything on Gumtree classifieds. Any way. Like most Africans having just two red empress males, especially if there are females, can be trouble (as opposed to a larger group of one species). Sort by. Place of Origin: Lake Malawi. Priority Mail is $15.00 up to $68.99. So the red empress comes from a different spot as the fire blue, or as the case maybe, ndiwe fire blue. save. cichlids.com is the place for cichlid enthusiast to share their dedication, expand their knowledge, and do what they love. Don't worry I have a 100 gallon for the oscars when they get bigger but until then no need to set it up. These gorgeous cichlids would be a great addition to any freshwater african cichlid aquarium at home. Cichlid Discussion ; Help: My female Red Empress's are turning male! Quantity. Sexing red empress. Inbox me for prices . Some captive bred specimens are very red and have names such as Red Empress, or the 'Super Red Empress' which was developed in Europe. bciver. Up for sale are beautiful unsexed Protomelas taeniolatus Red empress With the albino gene 2.5-3” unsexed 3-3.5” males Picture is of an adult male. Posted by. Now it's around 2.5-3", but I don't see any sign of coloring. Bought from Tampa Bay cichlids a few months ago as a guaranteed male. Shipping We ship via USPS Priority mail and Fedex Monday through Thursday. SKU: 67 Category: Haps / Victorians. Protomelas taeniolatus x A truly beautiful hybrid. I have 2M5F Red Empress who have already breed for me and 10 various sizes 3M4F3unknown Ruby Red Albino peacocks who have not. This is an actual photo of the Super Red Empress female cichlids for sale. Come one come all cichlid lovers. Close. Whether you're an South American, African … Press J to jump to the feed. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. The red empress is not as popular as it should be and people brush it off for the colouring of the juveniles and females. He gave it to me and told me it's a male because of egg spot on the anal fin. This species is a polygamous mouthbrooder and each male should be accompanied by at least three females. Red Empress Cichlid (Protomelas Taeniolatus) for sale, Buy 5 get 1 Free. Free delivery for many products! 1. These cichlids are commonly known as the Spindle Hap, as well as Haplochromis Red Empress and Haplochromis Fire Blue for naturally occurring color morphs. Adult Size: 5 - 6" Temperament: Mildly aggressive. In my opinion there is almost no way it is a male since it has 0 color whatsoever and it’s analfin is rounded as can be. Giving Away. They basically have a silvery colored body with marked with various dark spots, lines or blotches, and sometimes a touch of orange in some fins, also depending on where they come from. Red empress cichlids 4 to 5cm $15 each. The male will morph into a blue, green, orange, and red coloration. I'm curious about the red empress as well since I got one for free from my friend. Description: Males have blue heads and bodies with combinations of yellows, reds and oranges. Red Empress cichlids are found lake wide throughout lake Malawi. Add to Cart Scientific Name: Protomelas taeniolatus. Cichlids for sale, Buy 5 African Cichlids Get 1 African Cichlid Free. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. The males do take some time to colour up but it is well worth the wait as they are one of the most brightly coloured and stunning cichlid out there. Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. no comments yet. This is an aquarium strain fish of questionable origin and parentage; therefore, I don’t provide a scientific name. These fish came from a Southern Nevada local breeder that is very good at breeding. Member. Keeping our community ... (PENDING ) Dragon blood strawberryx2 OB blueberry tiro 1M 2 female (SOLD) XXLSynodontis catfish x2 (SOLD) Red empress female x1 All fish around 8-9 cms or plus. The biggest pair are 4 inch male and 3 inch female. Price non negotiable . Followers 1. Size Color Stock Price ( 2"" ) Premium Unsexed Stage 0 No Color Yet 19 in stock $ 11.95-+ Add to Cart ( 4"" ) Adult Female Stage 2 Nice Transitional Color 12 in stock $ 24.95-+ Add to Cart. Stage 0 No Color Yet . Sign in to follow this . r/Cichlid. First photo is of the father. https://www.cichlids.com/pictures/pic/Red_empress_female.html A few location specific names include Tangerine Tiger, Chilumba Jetty, and Fire Blue. Red Fin Borleyi Cichlid. Dimorphism: The Red Empress Cichlid is a dimorphic species. The platinum strain has vibrant, shimmering colorat Help: My female Red Empress's are turning male! The result of crossing a male Red Empress with a female OB Peacock and then back crossing with a Red Empress. The line in their midbody may reappear when they are stressed or uncomfortable with a new tank. Also, what you could see is if another fish picks a fight the red empress might finish it. u/123BFG. 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