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Canara pearlspot Etroplus canarensis

Category: Cichlids - Asian

Size: 5-6cm

Price: £49.95 each

Discount: Buy 6 or more Canara pearlspot Etroplus canarensis and get 5% off!!

Stock: Temporarily out of stock



Cracking wild caught freshwater chromide cichlids from the Canara River in India.

Rarely available
Only 4 left !


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 6 or more Canara pearlspot Etroplus canarensis and get 5% off!!
Size: 5-6cm

Etroplus canarensis (Canara pearlspot)

Distinguished from the other species in the genus by its light brown colour and dark brown stripes, including one through the eye. Although these colours do not sound exciting, the contrast is stunningn when the fish is seen 'in the flesh', and the pearly sheen these fish makes them exceedingly attractive animals. Rarely imported and invariably expensive, this is a highly desireable fish for the cichlid fanatic. Note that this fish does not need brackish water.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Peaceful, schooling fish. Do not keep singly or with aggressive tankmates. Feeds on small invertebrates, algae, and after acclimation, flakes. May eat soft-leaved plants. Only rarely imported and so far breeding in home aquaria has not been observed. Known to be an egglayer with both fish taking care of the eggs and fry.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Sri Lanka and India
Temperature 24-27C
Size Around 12cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but not brackish water
Water PH 7.0