Golden Dwarf Cichlid (Nannacara anomala)
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Golden Dwarf Cichlid
95 Litres (25 US G.)
5.1-6.4cm (2-2.5 ")
6.0 - 8.0
22 -25 °C (71.6-77°F)
- Golden Dwarf Cichlid, Goldeneye Cichlid
Additional scientific names
- Acara anomala, Acara punctulata, Nannacara taenia
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Females are noticeably smaller than males. Females have different colouration than males, see identification.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- These small cichlids can be kept as a pair in a species tank, or as part of a larger community tank. Generally peaceful, but two males may fight.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Will accept most foods including pellet and flake (provided they are a tank-bred strain), as well as brine shrimp, bloodworm and daphnia.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Prefers a tank with plenty of hiding places. Does best in soft acidic water without bright light.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A generally peaceful dwarf cichlid that is mostly mid-bottom dwelling. A cave-brooding substrate spawner, a pair will care for a spawn with the female caring for the brood and the male guarding the territory.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Males are blue-green when adult, with banding only when in a subdued mood. Females are orange-brown with dark longitudinal bands. Males have dorsal and anal fin extensions.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )