The Duboisi Cichlid, commonly known as the White Spotted Cichlid, is a species endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa. According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, these fish are classified as “vulnerable”. They have only been found in four northern regions of the lake.
The White Spotted Cichlid first gained popularity among fish keepers in the 1970s. Today, they are among the most popular Cichlids on the market. The Duboisi Cichlid’s naturally aggressive demeanor and complex breeding requirements can make their care and keep demanding.