South American Cichlid | Green Terror Cichlid

South American Cichlid | Green Terror Cichlid

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(Please note that the fish shown in the photo is only a representative of what an adult specimen would look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex of the fish you receive.)

Scientific Name: Andinoacara rivulatus 

Common Name: Green Terror Cichlid

Adult Size: 8 inches

Life Expectancy: 10 - 13 years

Habitat: South America

Minimum Tank Size: 75 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 78°F
  • pH Range: 6.5 - 8.0
  • Water Hardness: 5 - 20

Temperament: Can be aggressive if not given a large enough aquarium.

Diet & Nutrition: Omnivore, will eat flakes, pellets, freeze-dried and live foods. Give them a varied diet with lots of protein.

Breeding & Spawning: Reach sexual maturity at 4 inches and will form lifelong pairs. Keep the water temperature around 82°F and provide a spot for them to place the eggs. A large rock would work well.

Gender: Can be difficult to determine. The female is usually smaller and less colorful than a male of the same age.

Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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