South American Cichlid | Platinum Parrot Cichlid

South American Cichlid | Platinum Parrot Cichlid

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Regular price $ 14.99 Sale

(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: Cichlasoma sp. var (The Parrot Cichlid is 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:

  • Temperature Range: 72 - 82°F
  • pH Range: 6.5 - 8.0
  • Water Hardness: 9 - 20

Temperament: Semi-aggressive

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

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