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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Petrochromis famula. Photo by Ad Konings In a genus of aggressive fish, Petrochromis famula is said to be a less aggressive species. Not as aggressive as other Petrocromis doesn't mean much considering the genus' overall intolerance of other Petrochormis. Found primarily in the northern part...
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    Pseudosimochromis curvifrons. Photo by Ad Konings Not as well known as the popular Tropheus, Pseudosimochromis curvifrons is a colorful, grazing herbivore found throughout Lake Tanganyika. Aggressive and territorial, P. curvifrons make their home in shallow, rocky areas along the shore. Unlike...
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    Amphilophus citrinellus. Photo by George Chernilevsky (CC BY-SA 4.0) Amphilophus citrinellus, popularly known as the Midas cichlid, can be found in ponds and lakes throughout Costa Rica and Nicaragua. An opportunistic predator, A. citrinellus eats pretty much anything it can find in the rocks...
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    Hypsophrys nicaraguensis. Photo from publication . A recent study in crater lakes of Nicaragua revealed details of how different cichlid colors play a role in aggression levels and why some colors may be rarer than others. The focus of the study revolved around Hypsophrys nicaraguensis and...
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    httpv://youtu.be/zW9ihmIRVmI The video shows a spawning pair of Pseudosimochromis curvifrons. This species isn't exactly rare in Lake Tanganyika, there just isn't much demand in the hobby so they aren't collected. They are rumored to be very aggressive but without more hobbyists keeping them...
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