Royal Blue Hap (Otopharynx heterodon)

Also known as African Cichlid, Haplocromis Royal Blue, Malawi Cichlid, Royal Blue Haplochromis

Description

Also known as African Cichlid, Haplocromis Royal Blue, Malawi Cichlid, Royal Blue Haplochromis.

Found over rock and sandy sediment-rich substrates of Lake Malawi.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 12.8cm
Depth - ?m
Africa - Lake Malawi

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/2198

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