Remarks: Buccochromis nototaenia are large and need a lot of space to swim. They are not recommended for tanks smaller than 100 gallons. They are piscivorous and will chase smaller fish to eat. They are found over sandy substrates in Lake Malawi.
Scientific Name: Buccochromis nototaenia
Max Size: 16″
Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa
Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred
Diet: Flake or pellet
Compatibility: Lake Malawi Haps, Peacocks, Synodontis catfish.
Tank Mate Options:
- Aulonocara sp. Dragon Blood – Black Spot
- Red Empress
- Blue Dolphin