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freshwater fish - dimidiochromis compressiceps - compressiceps cichlid stocking in 180 gallons tank - Dimidiochromis compressiceps (also known as the 'malawi eye biter'. This male is a little over 6" and will grow about another 5 inches.
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Photo Caption: Dimidiochromis compressiceps (also known as the 'malawi eye biter'. This male is a little over 6" and will grow about another 5 inches.
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State: Florida
Country: United States
Description: Several african cichlid tanks and several saltwater tanks.
Advice: Patience. Monitor your tank daily.
Fish Kept: Fresh: various african cichlids (mbuna, haps, & frontosa) Brackish: green spotted puffers Marine: various damsels, maroon clownfish, bicolor angelfish, royal gramma. scooter dragonet
Corals/Plants: Various LPS and soft corals.
Tank Size: 180 gallons

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