MEYER, RIEHL & ZETZSCHE, 1987
Photo © Michael Persson
Aulonocara hueseri male.
Trade names and synonyms
Aulonocara white top, Night Aulonocara, Trematochromis auditor.
Males up to 15 cm (6 in.), females a bit smaller. Aulonocara's in aquariums most often grows larger than their counterparts in the lake.
At least 300 litres (65 gal.).
Rocky coasts with sandy floors.
Fairly easy to spawn. Aulonocarafrys grows relatively slow.
Aulonocara hueseri is a nice and peaceful cichlid. Aulonocara's are shy cichlids, so they should not have too lively company. Suitable company are spieces from the genera Labidochromis, Copadichromis and Protomelas.
Found around Likoma Island.