Crenicichla compressiceps

The Crenicichla compressiceps lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.5 - 7.2, dH range: 15 environment.

A wild caught male Crenicichla compressiceps in aquarium. Picture as it appears in the "Cichlids yearbooks 1", page 86. Photo by Frank Warzel. More

Crenicichla compressicepsOrigin and locale/variety: Undu Reef-Tanzania, Lake Malawi, East Africa Size: Adults are usually 3.0 to 5.0 inches in aquarium environment. More

Crenicichla compressicepsare a highly attractive fish which are relatively easy to look after and viable to consider for breeding. They are available reasonably commonly in the trade. More

Common names

Kultaraitasukkula-ahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
狭头矛丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
狭头矛丽鱼 in Unknown
狹頭矛麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
狹頭矛麗魚 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Crenicichla
Species : Crenicichla compressiceps
Authority : Ploeg, 1986