Pasionis Cichlid (Thorichthys pasionis)
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208 Litres (55 US G.)
16-17cm (6.3-6.7 ")
8.0 - 9.0
26 -30 °C (78.8-86°F)
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- Pasionis Cichlid, Blackgullet Cichlid
Additional scientific names
- Cichlasoma pasionis
Diet[edit | edit source]
- 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[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )