Scientific Name: Cichlasoma sp. var (The Parrot Cichlid are a hybrid fish that is the result of a successful spawn between the platinum convict cichlid and the parrot cichlid.)
Common Name: Platinum Parrot Fish
Adult Size: 5-6 inches
Life Expectancy: 7-10 years
Minimum Tank Size: 65 gallons
Ideal Tank Conditions:
pH : 6.5 - 8.0
Temperature : 72-82°F
Water Hardness : 9° to 20°
Diet/Nutrition: They are omnivorous and will eat most prepared and frozen foods, including freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and ocean plankton, as well as flake food and Cichlid pellets.
Gender: Males are typically larger.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart