Xenotilapia papilio

The Xenotilapia papilio lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 9.0, dH range: 10 - 25 environment.

Xenotilapia papilio is a relatively new discovered species and were described in 1990 by the German Heinz H. Büscher. More

I ordered the 10 juveniles Xenotilapia papilio, that already measured about 3 cm. Although these fish looked healthy in the shop, two did not survive the shipping back to Antwerp. It is known that these kind are very stress-sensitive. More

Xenotilapia papilio at Kanoni, Lake Tanganyika . Photo by Ad Konings. determiner Ad Konings. Xenotilapia papilio Büscher, 1990 - Curator: Thomas Andersen. Last updated on 26-Jan-2008. More

Xenotilapia papilio – This species also consists of several colour forms. A group of fish, most often called Sunflower, has usually got a yellow head- or , at least, a part of it. More

Common names

Perhoshiekkahautoja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
蝶奇非鯽 in Mandarin Chinese
蝶奇非鯽 in Unknown
蝶奇非鲫 in Mandarin Chinese
蝶奇非鲫 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Xenotilapia
Species : Xenotilapia papilio
Authority : B