Sumbu Dwarf (Altolamprologus compressiceps)

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Remarks: Altolamprologus compressiceps "Sumbu" are a dwarf species of Altolamprologus that, despite their small size, have a fairly long life-span with some reports indicating 10 years or more. They spawn in shells and small caves and rarely reach over 3" in length. Their unique head shape makes them very popular among aquarists, and very adapted for hunting prey in small crevices between rocks. 

Scientific Name: Altolamprologus compressiceps

Common Name: Sumbu Dwarf

Max Size: 3"

pH: 7.5-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 74-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: F1

Diet: Flake or pellet

Compatibility: Lake Tanganyikan cichlids, Synodontis catfish.

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