Will undergo a very dramatic, complete reversal of coloration when in spawning condition. The eyes on this species even seem to become a much brighter gold. Unfortunately, this also means that a pair of one the most highly aggressive, fry protective cichlids On-The-Planet! May have just been unleashed on your community tank. Best stocked as the only cichlid residents in a minimum sized, four foot long tank, with robust - very fast - tankmates. An outrageously aggressive, spawning pair of this species is not recommend for keeping with other cichlid tankmates in even larger sized, home aquariums.