Diadem Cichlid (Aequidens diadema)

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Diadem Cichlid

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Diadem Cichlid

Aequidens diadema

170 Litres (45 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

4.9 - 7.0

24 -26 °C (75.2-78.8°F)

1-13 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae





Additional names

Diadem Cichlid, Royal Acara

Additional scientific names

Acara diadema


Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Amazon River basin, in the upper Negro River; Orinoco River basin, in tributaries of the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Closely resembles the Saddle Cichlid in body colour and pattern.

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