Diadem Cichlid (Aequidens diadema)

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Diadem Cichlid

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Diadem Cichlid

Aequidens diadema

170 Litres (45 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

4.9 - 7.0

24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

1-13 °d

1:1 M:F

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

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Diadem Cichlid, Royal Acara

Additional scientific names

Acara diadema


Origin

South America: Amazon River basin, in the upper Negro River; Orinoco River basin, in tributaries of the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Closely resembles the Saddle Cichlid in body colour and pattern.

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