Compressed cichlid

It is physically similar to its close relative A.

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The Compressed cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 8 - 12 environment.

Almost all Compressed Cichlid specimens are wild caught, and this fish is as fragile as it is handsome. It can be a somewhat picky eater and is susceptible to disease. More

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I have 2 male Compressed Cichlids which share a 275 litre aquarium with 2 Frontosa Cichlids (1 male, 1 female), 2 Yellow Labidos (1 male, 1 female), 1 male Cobalt Blue Zebra Cichlid and a large Sailfin Plec. More

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Common names

Altolamprologus compressiceps in Catalan (Català)
Altolamprologus compressiceps in Italian (Italiano)
compressed cichlid in English
Kuonoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kuonokirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Nanderbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
侧扁高身亮丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
側扁高身亮麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
熒點亮麗鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
荧点亮丽鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Altolamprologus
Species : Altolamprologus compressiceps
Authority : Boulenger, 1898