Perrieri Cichlid (Haplochromis perrieri)

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Perrieri Cichlid

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Perrieri Cichlid

Haplochromis perrieri

114 Litres (30 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.4 - 7.5

25-25.6°C (77 -78 °F)

1-5 °d

1:3 M:F

Piscivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

10-40 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred





Additional names

Perrieri Cichlid

Additional scientific names

Prognathochromis perrieri, Tilapia perrieri


Origin

This Cichlid is endemic to Lake Victoria.

Sexing

Females are less colourful than males.

Tank compatibility

This fish will eat smaller fish so is best kept with similar sized or large species of fish.

Diet

Feeds on other fish in the wild, feed a meaty diet with Cichlid pellets.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day:

Environment Specifics

Requires a spacious tank with plenty of hiding places.

Behaviour

Piscivourously aggressive, keep with fish too large to be eaten.

Identification

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