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(CHD-057)U055 Altolamprologus Compressiceps Mandarin (2'')5cm

Altolamprologus compressiceps Mandarin, also known as the Mandarin Cichlid, is a freshwater fish that is native to Lake Tanganyika in Africa. It is a popular aquarium fish due to its attractive coloration and relatively peaceful temperament.

Mandarin Cichlids are small fish, typically reaching a maximum length of 15 centimeters. They have a slender body with a large head and a compressed dorsal fin. The body is typically a blue or green color with yellow or orange markings. The fins are also brightly colored, with blue, yellow, and orange stripes.

Mandarin Cichlids are bottom-dwelling fish that prefer to live in rocky areas with plenty of hiding places. They are omnivores and will eat a variety of foods, including live food, flakes, and pellets.

Mandarin Cichlids are relatively easy to care for in the aquarium. They require a water temperature of 24-27 degrees Celsius and a pH of 7.5-8.5. They should be kept in a tank that is at least 200 gallons in size.

Mandarin Cichlids are peaceful fish that can be kept in community tanks. However, they may become aggressive towards other fish if they are not given enough space. They are also known to be territorial, so it is best to keep them in groups of at least 5-7 fish.

Mandarin Cichlids are an attractive and peaceful fish that make great additions to the aquarium. With proper care, they can live for 10-15 years.

Here are some additional tips for keeping Altolamprologus compressiceps Mandarin in your aquarium:

  • Provide plenty of hiding places, such as rocks, caves, and driftwood.
  • Feed a varied diet of live food, flakes, and pellets.
  • Keep the water temperature at 24-27 degrees Celsius and the pH at 7.5-8.5.
  • Maintain good water quality by performing regular water changes.
  • Keep Mandarin Cichlids in groups of at least 5-7 fish.

With proper care, Altolamprologus compressiceps Mandarin can be a beautiful and rewarding addition to your aquarium.

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