'Maylandia Lombardoi' commonly known as Kenyi Cichlid are native to African Lake Malawi, these are rock dwelling fish & also called 'Mbuna' which in the local language of Tonga people translates to 'Rock fish'. Kenyi Cichlids are mainly algae eater's, they spend lot of time scrapping & consuming algae from the rocky shores of Lake Malawi. These fish can grow up to 5 inches or more in an aquarium. All juvenile Kenyi Cichlid's are blue in color with blackish stripes; males turn yellowish brown with faded stripes as they mature & the female Kennyi Cichlid remain blue like Juveniles. Kenyi Cichlids are aggressive & territorial especially the Male Kenyi Cichlids; male juveniles change color from blue to yellow in about 3 to 4 months (average) & are more aggressive than females. They require rock scape with lot of hiding places, with right tank size & male to female ratio. Kenyi Cichlids can be kept with other Mbuna in a Community Aquarium with the right tank size & Tank mates, below information will help understand their requirements in an aquarium. Common names in Fish Keeping Hobby are Kenyi, Kennyi, Zebra Malawi Cichlid, Zebra Mbuna.