Are some species predatory?

Most of the larger Haplochromis such as Nimbochromis Aristochromis Rhamphochromis are predatory fish so they must NOT be kept with the smaller vegetarian eating Mbuna species or they may become lunch. You must remember that in the wild these larger cichlids hunt Mbuna for food and keeping them in an aquarium will make no difference.

With that said I have kept many Aristochromis over the years and strangely some of them would only eat stick food. So I wonder if where they were raised has a lot to do with it, even so be very care and avoid mixing these groups.

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