The Convict Cichlid has a stocky oval disk shape, with pointed anal and dorsal fins. This is one of the smaller Central American cichlids, with the males only reaching 5 - 6" (13 -15 cm) in length and females a bit less at 3 - 4" (8 -10 cm). They are also very deep bodied so it's easy to underestimate their actual size. They have a general life span of 8 - 10 years, though there have been reports of individuals living up to 20 years.

The Convict Cichlid isn’t an extremely hard fish to care for, but some of its habits can be troublesome for new enthusiasts. The aggressive nature of the Cichlid combined with their tendency to dig holes in the rocks of the tank can make them a frustrating breed.

  • 1 x Convict American Cichlid 9cm
  • Species - Amatitlania Nigrofaciata
  • Common Name - Convict Cichlid
  • Marture Adult Size - 5"
  • Origin - Central America
  • Diet - Omnivore
  • PH Range - 6.0 -8
  • Tempreature Range 23°c - 28°c
  • Water Type - Soft Acidic
  • Breed Type - Egg Depositor
  • Size - 9cm
  • Sex - Unsexed
Barcode # 880163461098
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m

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