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October 24: Arrival of New Fresh Water Fish.

October 24: Arrival of New Marine Water Fish.

 

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Assorted Parrot

Assorted Parrot

Scientific Name: cichlasoma sp.

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Brazil

Family: Cichlidae

AVAILABLE IN SIZES:

Code: PCA2S Size: 6-7 cm

Other Names: Parrot

 

 

Technical Info

Temperature: 22 - 26 ℃

pH: 6.5 - 7.5

GH: 2 - 6

Max size: 20 cm

Min Tank size: 500 Ltr

Position in Aqua: No special swimming level

 

Description

If the aquarium is too small this fish is very aggressive and intolerant. The aquarium should be set up with a lot of driftwood, roots and stones that create hiding places. On the sides and background you can use some hard, well anchored plants. You can keep this fish together with other large cichlids and catfish.

 

Food

You should give them live food. Dry food is accepted as well.

 

Breeding

Breeding is not difficult. Several hundreds of eggs are laid and fertilized on a substrate. After hatching the parents bring their larvae to a breeding pit. Both parents take care of the fry very intensive.

 

Compatible with

Angelfish, Corydoras, Glass Catfish, Kuhli Loach, Swordtails, Tetras, Plecos, Silver Dollars

 

Note

Parrot is a man-made hybrid it doesn t have a scientific name nor will it be given one.