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Family: Common Name: Origin and Habitat:
Endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa Compatibility/Temperament: Pearly Compressiceps Diet
Live fish, crustaceans, freshwater shrimp, insect larvae, aquatic insects. This fish will also accept flake, pellet and algae wafers as part of a varied diet. Size Water parameters for Pearly Compressiceps
The Pearly Compressiceps should be kept in an aquarium with the temperature ranging from 75 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Ph of around 8. Description
A timid, but territorial cichlid, the Calvus is a lateraly compressed, elongated fish that inhabits caves and crevices in rocky regions of lake Tanganyika.