Xingu Cichlid (Retroculus xinguensis)

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Xingu Cichlid

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Xingu Cichlid

Retroculus xinguensis

246 Litres (65 US G.)

20.3-25.4cm (8-10 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.0

27 -30 °C (80.6-86°F)

2-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

8-10 years

Family

Cichlidae






Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Amazon River basin, in the Xingu and Tapajós River basins.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

This Cichlid prefers shallower and faster flowing water than most. Does well in river biotope set ups. Prefers a mix of fine sand, stones and pebbles as substrate. This fish is sensitive to poor water conditions.

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