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    I have 2 small fish that live in shells and dont know there scientific names, They are a kind of bland yellow color and hide and live in shells and at Adult hood are about three fourths an inch to an inch.
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    Sounds like Neolamprologous multifasciatus

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    Their really funny, when I put my arm in to rearrange the shells and the gravel the bigger of the two comes out of nowwhere and bites me or the siphon depending which is in there at the time.
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    They might also be Lamprologus ocellatus "Gold"

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    yah, could be ocellatus...
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    Thats exactly what it is!
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    It kinda clinched it for me when you mentioned the aggression. Those guys think they're Jags or something.
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    90 Gallon Tanganyikan (Tang) Community: ... ..... .... Magnum350 / Emperor 400 / Penguin 1140
    6 Neolamprologus caudopunctatus
    12 Leleupis orange ( with 4 F1 1/8" fry)
    20-24 Juli marlieri orange (and 3 F1 1/4"-1/2" fry)
    2 Altolamprologus compressiceps (firefin)
    8 Paracyprichromis nigripinnis blue neons
    35+ Neolamprologus multifasciatus (and growing...... oops, there's another 10 more fry : ) )


    Oh yeah, and a big @$$ pleco about 6"

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