The Jewel Cichlid can be added to a South American Cichlid aquarium. They can be aggressive so take caution when selecting tank mates.
Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.
- Approx. size: 4-6cm
- Maximum size: 15cm
- Origin: South America
- Ideal number kept together: 3+
Hardness: 4-18 dH
Temperature: 22–28 °C
Ease of care
Easy. They are a hardy Cichlid, not difficult to keep.
They can have anything from flake, granules, live and frozen foods. The live food will help with colouration.
Community aquarium of similar sized American Cichlids. They will be aggressive when breeding.
Moderate in the right water conditions. The stock we have can be sexed.
They can live to anything from 5-8 years in perfect conditions.
To view the Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional Tab above.
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Zone 1 (7-10 days)
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