Steatocranus tinanti

The Steatocranus tinanti lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

blockhead or humphead) and Steatocranus tinanti are relatively common in the aquarium trade. As for other cichlids brood care is highly developed and both sexes are involved in raising the young. All Steatocranus species are secretive cave spawners and form monogamous pairs for breeding. More

Steatocranus tinanti is a rheophilic West African cave spawner that was first typed in 1939 by Max Poll. This riverine cave spawner is one of the most popular West African fish in the hobby right now, due to its peaceful nature and unique look. More

Steatocranus tinanti male in the aquarium Fish and Photo by Mary Bailey. (This article was originally published in Cichlid News Magazine; April 1992; Aquatic Promotions Vol. 1 No. 2. pp. 22-24.). More

Steatocranus tinanti male in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj . Photo by Anton Lamboj. determiner Anton Lamboj. Steatocranus tinanti (Poll, 1939) - Curator: Anton Lamboj. Last updated on 19-Apr-2009. More

Hobbyist Buy/Sell > Steatocranus tinanti for sale - F1, cheap - PDA View Full Version : Steatocranus tinanti for sale - F1, cheap - Nebraska_cichlids03-15-2009, 08:15 PMI've got a bunch of unsexed F1 S. More

Steatocranus tinanti is also a "nice" fish, he found a favorite place in the aquarium to watch what is going on. He is a very slender fish, with a big head if you compare with the rest of the fish. More

Steatocranus tinanti has a confused taxonomic history, having been previously classified in the genera Gobiochromis and then Leptotilapia, before being assigned to Steatocranus. More

Common names

Soukkakyhmyotsa in Finnish (suomen kieli)
細隆頭麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
细隆头丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Steatocranus
Species : Steatocranus tinanti
Authority : Poll, 1939