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Altolamprologus Compressiceps Cichlid


Orange Head Altolamprologus Compressiceps

These are bred in a few color variations, AFS generally offers the “orange head” variety. The altolamprologus compressiceps have a distinctive appearance. These smashed face little guys look like brutes and in fact the word "compress" comes from the compressed shape of the face and body that allows the fish to swim between narrow rock crevices in the wild. 

  • Scientific Name: Altolamprologus compressiceps
  • Origin: Lake Tanganyika
  • Life Span: 10 years
  • Max Size: 6 inches
  • Food: Flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Approx.  2 inches