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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Cichlids - Central American> The Salvini Heros salvini Cichlasoma salvini
The Salvini Heros salvini Cichlasoma salvini
Category: Cichlids - Central American
Price: £7.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 2 in stock
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Males only|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Cichlasoma salvini (The Salvini, Heros salvini)
A brilliantly coloured fish, especially when in breeding condition. Basic colour is yellow with two rows of black blotches in horizontal bands. Red and blue flecks mark the fins. A reddish area develops on the lower half of the body when males are in breeding condition. Females generally lack this and have less brilliant colours.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A territorial, aggressive predator. Wild fish feed on small invertebrates and fish. Adapts well to captivity but is territorial so should only be housed with other robust cichlids of similar size. Easy to breed, this species is an open spawner and both parents guard the clutch of around 500 eggs. The fry grow quickly and are easy to rear.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||Central America: Mexico to Guatemala and Belize|
|Size||Up to 22 cm, but usually much smaller|
|Water Parameters||Slightly alkaline conditions are preferred|