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Festivum Cichlid is a beautiful freshwater fish that can add vibrant color to your aquarium. This lively fish was found in the South American Rivers. Festivum Cichlids spend most their days in a freshwater tank's middle or bottom level. They are a very social cichlid fish and predfers to be kept in groups. They can be kept in a community aquarium with a variety of other fish, even with some smaller fish. Festivums do have some interesting behaviours, such as resting on their sides. Buy Live Fish and Live Aquarium Plants Online in Coburg Aquarium, shipped to your door.

Features of Festivum Cichlid:

  • Oval shaped body, The anal, dorsal and pelvix fins are graceful long
  • The distiguishing characteristic of this fish is a black band that runs from the mouth, through the eye to the top of the dorsal fin
  • Festivum have many color varieties and patterning stemming from different locations
  • The Festivum Cichlid is a great choice for the beginner aquarist due to their peaceful temperment and easy maintenance
  • The lifespan of this fish: 10 years


Festivum Cichlid: Care, Diet and Tank Mates

The Best Aquarium Size for Festivum Cichlid:

A minimum 150L aquarium is suggested. If you are planning on keeping a grouping of them together, you will need a much larger tank.

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Festivum Cichlid Tank Mate Compatibility:

These fish are friendly and peaceful, so they go well with most fish that are neither big enough to eat them nor small enough to be their preys. Festivum Cichlid tank mates includes:

Festivum Cichlid Food :

Festivum Cichlids will accept most foods offered including wees, algae, insect larvae, and meaty foods. Be sure to occaionally provide them some vegatable based food like spirulina flakes, lettuce and spinach :

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Festivum Cichlid Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

They are fine with low to moderate water movement, but need good aeration along with good efficient filtration. Good brands to take:

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Aquarium Heater

The aquarium should be heated, depending on your area’s climate. Install an aquarium heater if necessary.

Aquatic Plants

Aquarium plants are a good option to provide them places to play and explore. Festivum Cichlid do no harms to the plants A thank with tall plants reaching to the surface is ideal. Also a tangled bunch of bog wood is appreciated. Buy live Aquarium plants Online Click Here

Aquarium Decorations

They need to be able to hide, so aquarium should contain piles of rocks,caves,and pieces of driftwood, soft platstic plants. Our avaliable Ornaments:

Aquarium Substrate

Cover the bottom of the tank with fine gravel substrate.

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Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

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Aquarium Set-up Service:

Our design team enables us to create the tank you desire, install your tank where you wish to and provide a maintenance service to ensure everything runs smoothly. We can create almost any aquarium from the small home aquarium to large commercial aquariums. Please contact us if you need any custom tank services.