Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Aquaristik Diseases Fischkunde

hole in the head disease

A disease caused by nutritional deficiency, mostly vitamin C, lack of proper quality water, stress. Main symptoms are lesions of the skin on the head and on lateral line


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)

Synonym: head and lateral line erosion
Abbreviation: HITH
Abbreviation: HLLE