AFRICAN BUTTERFLY CICHLID (A.thomasi)
Keeping SnapshotDifficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 9 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, territorial when breeding.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH Level: 6.5-7.5
General Hardness: Soft
West Africa: Sierra Leone, SE Guinea, West Liberia
Eggs are laid on a hard surface, the eggs (and hatched fry) are guarded by both parents. First foods for fry can include baby Brine Shrimp, Microworms and commercial fry foods.
Omnivorous. Eats all normal foods.
Peaceful dwarf Cichlid, suitable for planted community tanks, does not uproot plants. Males grow about 25% larger than females and are slightly more elongated.
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