Salvini – Cichlasoma Salvini

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Common Name: Salvini, Tricolor Cichlid Scientific Name: Cichlasoma Salvini Average Adult Fish Size: 15 cm / 6 inches Place of Origin: Atlantic side of Central America where it can be found from Southern Mexico down through Guatemala and Belize. Typical …

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Festivum – Mesonauta Festivus, Cichlasoma Festivum

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Common Name: Festivum, Flag Cichlid, Barred Cichlid Scientific Name: Mesonauta Festivus, Cichlasoma Festivum Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches / 10cm Place of Origin: Amazon and Western Guyana Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with areas of open water. Recommended Minimum …

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Koi Angelfish – Pterophyllum Scalare

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Common Name: Koi Angelfish, Angel, Angelfish Scientific Name: Pterophyllum Scalare Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Blue Diamond Discus – Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp.

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Common Name: Blue Diamond Discus, Discus Scientific Name: Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp. Average Adult Fish Size: 8 inches / 20 cm Place of Origin: Amazon basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with driftwood / bogwood and some rock …

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Electric Blue Ram – Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi

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Common Name: Electric Blue Ram, Ram, German Ram, Blue Ram Scientific Name: Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi, Apistograma Ramirezi Average Adult Fish Size: 7 cm / 2.7 inches Place of Origin: Orinoco River basin of Venezuela and Colombia. Typical Tank Setup: Well planted …

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Cockatoo Cichlid – Apistogramma Cacatuoides

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Common Name: Cockatoo Cichlid Scientific Name: Apistogramma Cacatuoides Average Adult Fish Size: 9 cm / 3.5 inches Place of Origin: Amazon River S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood, open space and some rock work. …

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Sajica, T-Bar Cichlid, T-Bar Convict – Archocentrus Sajica

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Common Name: Sajica, T-Bar Cichlid, T-Bar Convict Scientific Name: Archocentrus Sajica Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm. Place of Origin: Costa Rica Typical Tank Setup: South / Central American biotope with plants, rocks, roots/bogwood/driftwood. Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Paraguay Eartheater – Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

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Common Name: Paraguay Eartheater Scientific Name: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Paraguay, S. America Typical Tank Setup: S. American biotope with open space, some rock work, driftwood / bogwood, and live …

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Jeweled Eartheater – Satanoperca Jurupari

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Common Name: Jurupari, Jeweled Eartheater, Eartheater, Demon Eartheater Scientific Name: Satanoperca Jurupari Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: South America: Amazon River basin, from Peru, Ecuador and Colombia to the mouth of Amazon River, …

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Jack Dempsey – Archocentrus Octofasciatum

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Common Name: Jack Dempsey Scientific Name: Archocentrus Octofasciatum Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Wild Jack Dempsey cichlids can be found in North and Central America where they inhabit a region that stretches from …

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