Red Empress Cichlid

Red Empress Cichlid (Protomelas Taeniolatus): Ultimate Care Guide

Red Empress Cichlids (Protomelas Taeniolatus) have a predominantly blue head that in the males fades into the reddish orange coloration of the body. In females, the body is grayish silver. The Red Empress Cichlid males will develop their striking coloration as they reach full maturity, and you should be able to see their coloration change and deepen into their vibrant red during this time.