Xenochromis

Tanganyikan Cichlids

Xenochromis Hecqui is a species of cichlid endemic to lake Tanganyika in east Africa. This species is a scale eater, consuming the scales off of other fishes. It can reach a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL. It is also to be found in the aquarium trade. Currently it is the only known member of its genus.

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