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Golden dwarf acara
This pair clearly demonstrate the size and colouration differences of each of the sexes
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(Other members of the genus Nannacara)
ADULT SIZE: 5 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately soft and acidic
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C
FOOD: Feed Nannacara anomala small live-foods and fine grade dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Guyana
AQUARIUM CARE: This peaceful cichlid is ideal for a community tank; thy are not aggressive and will accept most foods. Include some planted areas and caves in their tank decor.
BREEDING: Breeding the Nannacara anomala is relatively simple. Well feed fish breed readily; spawning in a cave (an overturned terracotta flower pot works well). The male fish will guard the territory whilst the female tends the fry.