TF2YD Stock Alerts:
Enter your email address below and you will be alerted when a shop adds new TF2YD stock:
- About TF2YD
- TF2YD FAQs
- Refunds & returns
- Shipping & Delivery
- Terms & Conditions
- Acclimatising fish
- Nitrogen Cycle
- Buying Fish
Our TF2YD Rating:
Our rating is shown below based on TFF user reviews of our shop and ordering service.
Some of the above images have been provided by Tropicalfishfinder. Please be aware that variations within species mean that the fish you are sent may not be identical to the fish in the photographs.
© 2003-2020 Tropical Fish Finder | All Rights Reserved | E&OE
TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Cichlids - Central American> Festae Cichlid, Red Terror Nandopsis festae Cichlasoma festae
Festae Cichlid, Red Terror Nandopsis festae Cichlasoma festae
Category: Cichlids - Central American
Price: £14.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 1 in stock
German Bred. New Lower Price!
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Cichlasoma festae (Festae Cichlid, Red Terror, Nandopsis festae)
A very beautiful but also very large and aggressive cichlid. Colours vary, but in breeding condition the male fish are orange with dark green-grey vertical bands and a dense covering of silvery blue spots. The fins are red and peppered with blue spots. There is a prominent eye-spot on the base of the tail fin. The face is yellow-orange. Females lack the blue spots and have prominent black patches on the dorsal, anal, and ventral fins.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Very territorial and aggressive. Highly destructive, and will uproot plants, dig up gravel, move stones, and damage equipment such as heaters. Predatory. Cannot really be kept with any tankmates. Rearing a group of juveniles and then removing spare fish once a pair has formed is really the only practical way to keep this species.
Breeding is not difficult, though pairing off such large and aggressive fish will be a challenge. Once settled, the parents will spawn on a flat surface. Several thousand eggs are produced. These are guarded by both parents. The fry are large and easy to rear.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Size||Around 30 cm|
|Water Parameters||Slightly alkaline conditions are preferred|