Threadfin cichlid

The threadfin cichlid (Petrochromis trewavasae) is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambian shorelines of Lake Tanganyika. More

Threadfin Cichlids can grow to a length of about 6-7 inches. They are similar to Tropheus in appearance, diet, and behavior. They should be kept in groups to prevent aggression. More

The Threadfin Cichlid of Lake Tanganyika is similar in appearance to Tropheus with a bulky body and a rounded snout. These large herbivores live in shallow rocky habitats near Cape Chipimbi and northward to Kapamba Bay in the lake. More

Common names

夢岩麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
夢岩麗魚 in Unknown
梦岩丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
梦岩丽鱼 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Petrochromis
Species : Petrochromis trewavasae trewavasae
Authority : Poll, 1948