Gold Head Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep)

Gold Head Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep)

Gold Head Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep)

Gold Head Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep)

Native from the rocky coastal waters of Lake Tanganyika, Africa. This species is much smaller then their distant cousins, Dimidiochromis compressiceps, which originate in Lake Malawi, only attaining a maximum size of 4-1/2 inches. stunning cichlids with a yellow and black mask covering the head, and several vertical brown lines covering the body. The Gold Head Compressicep should be maintained in an aquarium of at least 50-gallons with other aggressive cichlids.

Compatible: Lake Tanganykan similar size, and African Catfish.
Aquarium setup: 72-82°F; pH 7.8-9.0; dKH 12-20
Size: 4 1/4 in (11 cm)

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