True Parrot cichlid

True Parrot cichlid


True Parrot cichlid


Origin

South America: Amazon River basin, in the Negro, Preto da Eva, Urubu and Jamari rivers in Brazil; also in tributaries of the upper Orinoco River basin.

Description

hese are not fish for beginners, they should be kept by keepers with some experience of keeping other large cichlids, they demand top water quality with many keepers housing them in RO water that has been re-mineralised.

Family:Cichlidae
Genus:Hoplarchus
Species:psittacus
 
Status:In Stock
 
Diet:Omnivore
Sexing:Monomorphic
Breeding:Substrate Spawner
 
Max Size:30 cm
Water Hardness:Hard
Difficulty:12344
 
TempermentConspecific Temperment
Mildly AgressiveMildly Agressive
 
min Temp °Cmax Temp °C
2530
 
min pHmax pH
5.56.5