The Gold Face Compressicep (Altolamprologus compressiceps) is a small cichlid native to Lake Tanganyika in Africa. They have a compressed, elongated body with a light brown body and distinctive gold-colored face and fins. These fish prefer a rocky aquarium setup with plenty of hiding places and caves. They are relatively peaceful but can be territorial towards other fish that encroach on their space.
- SOLD SIZE: 1"-1.5"
- Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa
- Max size: Up to 4 inches
- Recommended tank size: 30 gallons or larger
- Water temperature: 76-82°F
- Temperament: Relatively peaceful, but can be territorial
- Diet: Omnivorous, primarily feeding on small crustaceans and insects in the wild. In captivity, they can be fed a varied diet including high-quality pellets and frozen or live foods.
- Lifespan: Up to 10 years with proper care.