Elliot's Cichlid (Thorichthys ellioti)

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Elliot's Cichlid

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Elliot's Cichlid

Thorichthys ellioti

114 Litres (30 US G.)

7.6-15.2cm (3-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.6

24.4-26.7°C (76 -80 °F)

5-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-7 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Elliot's Cichlid

Additional scientific names

Thorichthys maculipinnis, Heros maculipinnis, Cichlasoma ellioti


Origin

Found in Central America including Mexico.

Sexing

Males are more colourful

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Carnivore

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Planted tank

Behaviour

May require dither fish if too timid.

Identification

Can be confused with Thorichthys meeki. Thorichthys ellioti is more colourful.

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