Texas Cichlid (Herichthys cyanoguttatus)

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Texas Cichlid

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Texas Cichlid

Herichthys cyanoguttatus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

25.4-30.5cm (10-12 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

20 -33 °C (68-91.4°F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Texas Cichlid, Rio Grande Cichlid, Rio Grande Perch

Additional scientific names

Cichlasoma cynoguttatus


Origin

Sexing

It is difficult to sex these fish when juvenile. Older fish will be easier, with the female having more muted colouration and the male developing a nuchal hump.

Tank compatibility

This fish can be territorial, so keep in male/female pairs or singly with similar-sized robust, semi-aggressive fish.

Diet

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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