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Cichlosoma salvini
Salvins cichlid
(Guenther, 1862)

(Other members of the genus Cichlosoma)

ADULT SIZE: 15 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Neutral

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-26 C

FOOD: Feed Cichlosoma salvini small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

AQUARIUM CARE: An attractive cichlid - and hence one that is quite common in the aquarium hobby. Best fed on livefoods, with some prepared foods also taken.

Have you bred Cichlosoma salvini? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Cichlosoma salvini breeding reports








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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

Many aquarium species are territorial; these should only be kept with other fish in a larger tank with space for each. In a well-stocked dealers tank there is no chance to set up a territory, but problems will arise once introduced into your home community aquarium


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