Laetacara thayeri

The Laetacara thayeri lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 5 - 20 environment.

Laetacara thayeri male in the aquarium of Lee Newman. Photo by Lee Newman. determiner Lee Newman. Laetacara thayeri (Steindachner, 1875) - - Please login to view this full profile. More

Laetacara thayeri has, historically, often been confused in the hobby with L. flavilabrus. They do both look alike, even sharing the diagnostic "hockey stick" marking described above. That's where the similarity stops. Whereas L. flavilabrus remains somewhat elongate, L. More

Laetacara thayeri is quite rare in the hobby and is much sought after by cichlid enthusiasts as a result. Whilst superficially similar to its more popular congeners, L. curviceps and L. dorsigera , it can be distinguished quite easily. More

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Common names

Gelblippen-Buntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Oliivikirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Laetacara
Species : Laetacara thayeri
Authority : Steindachner, 1875