Pasionis Cichlid (Thorichthys pasionis)

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Pasionis Cichlid

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Pasionis Cichlid

Thorichthys pasionis

Moderate

208.198 liters
208,197.648 mL
208.2 Litres (55 US G.)

6.693 in 16-17 cm (6.3-6.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

8.0 - 9.0

299.15 K
78.8 °F
538.47 °R
303.15 K
86 °F
545.67 °R
26 -30 °C (78.8-86°F)

5-8 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-8 years




Contents

Alternative names

Pasionis Cichlid, Blackgullet Cichlid

Synonyms

Cichlasoma pasionis

Sexing

Unknown

Tank compatibility

Top, Middle or Bottom feeder?

Diet

An omnivore which should have a varied diet, including high quality pellets and live/frozen food. This will produce the best colours of the fish.

Feeding regime

Feed juveniles small meals 2 to 3 times daily, while feeding adults only 1 or 2 times a day. Adults need to be fasted one day a week.

Environment Specifics

Unknown

Behaviour

Unknown

Identification

This species looks very similar in body shape to the Firemouth Cichlid but the body colour is yellow with some purple. This species is the only identified species of the genus to have black gills.

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