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Remarks: Black Orange Dorsal (Otopharynx lithobates) are a line-bred strain not found in the wild. Females are gray with dark blotches across their body, including faint vertical bars, the three black spots typical in Otopharynx species, and several blotches near the base of the dorsal fin. Males will turn dark-blue/black and receive an orange "blaze," or streak, from their nose to their dorsal fin. They typically inhabit caves, while females forage for food in the rocky surroundings.
Scientific Name: Otopharynx lithobates
Common Name: Black Orange Dorsal
Max Size: 6"
Region of Origin: Lake Malawi, Africa
Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred - German Strain
Diet: Flake or pellet
Compatibility: Victorian Haps, Malawi Haps, Malawi Peacocks, Synodontis
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