American cichlids profile

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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby toomanyfish » Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:53 pm

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Geophagus Altifron
Max size 10 inches
Origin South American
tempreature 28 degrees
Faily peaceful only aggressive while breeding



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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby toomanyfish » Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:59 pm

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Uaru amphiacanthoides
Size 12 inches
origin south american
tempreature 28degrees
A large and very tough cichlid but can get extremely aggressive towards each other especially when breeding.like to be in groups more than singles or pairs.a very rare cichlid and if you have a large (150g) peaceful sa community tank this is the fish to get

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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby toomanyfish » Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:05 pm

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cryptoheros sajica or T bar cichlid
origin central america
temp 26degrees
size males reach about 5 inches and females about 3.5 inches

dont go by the size of these cichlids.they have every bit the nasty reputation as their larger central american couterparts.The male develops a hump and the female turns almost a dark black with golden fins while breeding.make sure to provide plenty of caves and escape routes for the female while breeding as the males get overly aggressive.

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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby Naufil » Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:07 pm

Awesome looking fish. Male is looking fantastic

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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby SCORPIO » Sat Oct 04, 2014 7:37 pm

Very beautiful cichlids.
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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby rimple » Sat Oct 04, 2014 8:44 pm

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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby Abhi » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:22 am

Paratheraps cf. Red spot

Average size : 10- 14 inches wherein males are bigger
Temperament : Highly aggressive
Temp range : 22- 28 Deg
Hard water
Diet : Omnivore
Not much information is available online as these are considered to be regional variants of paratheraps hartwegi also some consider them to be hybrids.
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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby Abhi » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:28 am

Paraneetroplus zonatus / Zonatum

Average size : 10- 14 inches wherein males are bigger
Temperament : Highly aggressive
Temp range : 22- 30 Deg
Hard water
Diet : Omnivore
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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby Abhi » Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:34 am

Paratheraps hartwegi

Average size : 12 inches
Temperament : Highly aggressive
Temp range : 22- 28 Deg
Hard water
Diet : Omnivore
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Re: American cichlids profile

Unread postby SCORPIO » Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:20 am

Abhishek Ji, your cichlids collection is very good.
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