Triglachromis otostigma

The Triglachromis otostigma lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 8.5 - 9.0, dH range: 10 - 15 environment.

Triglachromis otostigma is a species of fish in the Cichlidae family. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

Triglachromis otostigma male in the aquarium. Photo by Philippe Burnel. determiner Philippe Burnel. Triglachromis otostigma (Regan, 1920) - - Please login to view this full profile. More

Triglachromis otostigmaRegani, 1920Triglachromis otostigma Biótopo: Lago Tanganyika - Mud Dweellers Nome da espécie/População: Triglachromis otostigma - O Triglachromis otostigma pode ser encontrado por todo o lago (Burundi, Congo, Tanzânia e Zâmbia). More

Triglachromis otostigma live mainly over mud bottoms but can also be found over sand near the shore from 2 m to greater than 50 m. A well-established species within the aquarium trade. More

Triglachromis otostigma is a single species genus endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This fish has a beauty all its own,reportedly reaching 10 cms. Even today very few people have successfully bred this cichlid. More

Triglachromis otostigma BurundiOrigin and locale/variety: Burundi, Tanganyika, East Africa Size: Adults are usually 3.0 to 4.5 inches in aquarium environment. Sex differences: It is extremely difficult to distinguish between sexes by visual identification alone (without venting). More

Triglachromis otostigma is an oddity from the Burundi region of lake Tanganyika. These fish are peaceful and non-aggressive feeding on diatoms and invertebrates in the muddy bottom. More

Common names

Ruskomutahautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tanganjika-Knurrhahn in German (Deutsch)
Triglachromis otostigma in French (français)
耳斑緋麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
耳斑绯丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Triglachromis
Species : Triglachromis otostigma
Authority : Regan, 1920