One of the largest of Central American Cichlids, very powerful and aggressive. Single specimens make a great pet, or else keep with other large Cichlids with plenty of hiding places. Males develop a more intricate colour pattern and grow larger than females.

Additional Information

Fish Keeping Snapshot :

  • Keeping Difficulty : Intermediate
  • Temperament : Aggressive, will eat smaller fish
  • Max Size : 30cm

Preferred Water Parameters :

  • Water Temperature : 23-27 degrees celsius.
  • pH Level : 7.2-7.8
  • General Hardness : Moderate (50 - 100ppm)