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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Greenwoodochromis christyi. Photo by Ad Konings Found mostly in the deep waters of Lake Tanganyika, Greenwoodochromis christyi is a rarely seen predator that feeds mostly on invertebrates and smaller fish. G. christyi's sides are dotted with iridescent spots which make more sense than bright...
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    Dimidiochromis dimidiatus. Photo by Dave Hansen Found in shallow waters with sandy bottoms, Dimidiochromis dimidiatus is a predatory fish widely distributed throughout Lake Malawi. It has the typical elongated shape of other piscivores, but also feeds on invertebrates. Males can reach 7" in...
  3. General Aquaria Discussion
    Altolamprologus fasciatus. Photo by Ad Konings Altolamprologus fasciatus is the lesser known cousin of Altolamprologus calvus and Altolamprologus compressiceps. Both A. calvus and A. compressiceps are easily recognizable by their laterally compressed body and unique profile. Although A...
  4. General Aquaria Discussion
    A short video showing Nimbochromis linni by PISCES. Nimbochromis linni is a predator found throughout Lake Malawi. This species inhabits rocky areas near the shore where it hunts smaller fish. N. linni will remain motionless waiting for an opportunity to catch its prey. Using its protractile...
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    Sciaenochromis fryeri. Photo by Robert De Leon Commonly known as the electric blue hap, Sciaenochromis fryeri is a favorite Lake Malawi Haplochromine. Its bright blue color and predatory appearance can make it the highlight of any aquarium. Make no mistake, this cichlid is a carnivore and will...
  6. Lake Tanganyika Species
    Lepidiolamprologus kamambae at Kerenge Island. © African Diving Ltd. Lepidiolamprologus kamambae has only been found around Kamamba and Kerenge islands in the southern part of Lake Tanganyika. L. kamambae is a predator which judging from pictures and descriptions, appears to reach a good size...
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