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Scientific Name:

Hoplarchus Psittacus

Common Name:

true parrot cichlid, green parrot cichlid

Locality:


Adult Size:

15+ inches

Sexing:


Distribution:

Amazon River basin

pH:


Temp:

84 F

Breeding:

Slow-maturing fish, may take 5 years to reach breeding age. High temperatures and black-water conditions required for successful breeding.

Tank Mate(s):

Fairly aggressive carnivorous fish, so make sure that tank mates are robust and too large to fit into the mouth of these fish.

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