Lamprologus speciosus

The Lamprologus speciosus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.4 - 8.4, dH range: 7 - 30, depth range 3 - 60 m, usually 5 - 40 m environment.

Lamprologus Speciosus are one of the most aggressive shell dwellers. They have dark beautiful colors that come out most when they are courting. They will take care of their fry for about two weeks then the adults will allow them to roam the tank. More

Lamprologus speciosusOrigin and locale/variety: Off the Congo coastline, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa Size: Adults are usually 1.0 to 1.5 inches in aquarium environment. Sex differences: Mature males attain a larger size than females. More

Common names

Raitakotiloahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Weißgebänderter Tanganjikasee-Buntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
灿亮丽鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
灿亮丽鲷 in Unknown
燦亮麗鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
燦亮麗鯛 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Lamprologus
Species : Lamprologus speciosus
Authority : B