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Nicaragua Cichlid - Hypsophrys nicaraguensis - Juvenile

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The Nicaragua Cichlid (Hypsophrys nicaraguensis) is also known as the Macaw cichlid for its distinct coloration. It ranges from orange-pink to red-orange toward the back end, and beautiful blue-green on the front of the body. Fins are often very long and may be bright red in color. Females are slightly duller.


This is a tough fish, so be sure you keep it with similarly aggressive fish. One established pair per tank is best, as males will fight. Tank decor can consist of rock and driftwood, plus plenty of open swimming area. Feed them a variety of foods, flake, pellet, frozen meaty foods, and fresh vegetable matter.

Specifications
MPN
F90 0022 0937
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameNicaragua Cichlid - Juv.
Scientific NameHypsophrys nicaraguense
OriginCentral America
Max Size (in inches)10
Community SafeNo
pH Range7.4-8.4
DietOmnivore
Min Tank Size (in gallons)100
Temperature Range76-82
DifficultyEasy
Internal Id
10754

State Restrictions
Alaska
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

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