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Vieja regani (Almoloya Cichlid, Cichlasoma regani)
Pinkish with numerous silvery blue speckles on its body and two or more black blotches on the flanks. Males are bigger and more brightly coloured.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Typical Vieja in terms of care, territorial, somewhat aggressive but a viable tankmates for other cichlids of similar size. Omnivorous and requires at least some greens and algae in its diet. Not routinely bred, but known to be an open spawner, with both parents looking after the eggs and fry.
|Family Group:||South and Central American Cichlids|
|Distribution||Central America: Mexico|
|Size||Around 30 cm|
|Water Parameters||Slightly alkaline conditions are preferred|