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Black Acara, Port Acara

Black Acara, Port Acara
Cichlasoma Portalegrense

Length: 6.0"
Sex: Difficult to tell.
Feeding: Will eat all kinds of live foods, flakes and cichlid pellets.
Social Behaviour: Territorial but very peaceful.

Up Keep: Tank should have plenty of hiding places in rocks and roots. Provide some tough plants and floating plants with and open swimming area.
Breeding: A pair will spawn with temperature between 23 and 26 degrees and pH of 6.5 to 7. Female will lay as many as 500 eggs on a cleaned rock.
Comments: These fish a fairly tough and peaceful cichlids. They are territorial and may chase other fish away. They are a good choice for a first time cichlid owner.

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