Xingu Cichlid (Retroculus xinguensis)

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Xingu Cichlid

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Xingu Cichlid

Retroculus xinguensis

246 Litres (65 US G.)

20.3-25.4cm (8-10 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.0

27 -30 °C (80.6-86°F)

2-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

8-10 years

Family

Cichlidae






Origin

South America: Amazon River basin, in the Xingu and Tapajós River basins.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

This Cichlid prefers shallower and faster flowing water than most. Does well in river biotope set ups. Prefers a mix of fine sand, stones and pebbles as substrate. This fish is sensitive to poor water conditions.

Behaviour

Identification

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