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Firemouth Cichlid

Firemouth Cichlid
Thorichthys meeki

Length: 6.0"
Sex: Male has more color and a pointed dorsal and anal fin.
Feeding: Will eat all kinds of live foods and flakes.
Social Behaviour: They are territorial and get more aggressive when spawning. They are generally peaceful to tank mates.

Up Keep: Tank should have places for hiding and an open area for swimming.
Breeding: Adjust your water temperature to about 78 F and make sure the water is neutral. The female will drop up to 500 eggs. Both parents care for fry by protecting them in pits.

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