Kotsovato (Paretroplus kieneri)

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Kotsovato

Paretroplus kieneri.jpg

Paretroplus kieneri

208 Litres (55 US G.)

12-14 cm (4.7-5.5")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

23.9-25.6°C (75 -78 °F)

1-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-10 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred





Additional names

Additional scientific names

Speckled Damba, Calico Damba


Origin[edit | edit source]

Endemic to Kamoro area (north of Madagascar).

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Females are paler than males

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Relatively peaceful.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Piscivorous; Does well on Cichlid pellets.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

A spacious, well oxygenated tank will do, as they inhabit streams, and lakes in the wild.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

A relatively peaceful large fish.

Identification[edit | edit source]

A blue-greyish fish with black speckling. Males have more yellow in breeding dress.

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