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Scientific Name: Cyathochromis obliquidens
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Habitat: Shallow Precipitous Rocky Habitat, Vegetation
Diet: Herbivore
Gender Differences: Dimorphic
Breeding: Maternal Mouthbrooder
Temperament: Aggressive
Conspecific Temperament: Highly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5"
Water Hardness: Hard


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This is the only species of the Genus Cyathochromis. Frequently found in vegetation rich waters. Males are aggressively territorial and dig pits among the vegetation or under rocks. Females are solitary or in small groups. Feeds on algae from the surface of rocks and macrophytes. Also feeds on small invertebrates as well as plankton. Exported in the aquarium trade under its scientific name. Max. size: reaches a maximum total length of 13 cm.
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