South America

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Acarichthys Heckelii - Threadfin Acara

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Acarichthys Heckelii need minimum a 75 gallon / 300 litre aquarium to feel comfortable. For decoration should be used big rocks, caves, driftwood and sand for the males to dig it. Males usually have brighter colour than the female. The males also... View Profile

Aequidens Tetramerus - Saddle Cichlid

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A pair of Saddle cichlids will need at least a 50 gallon / 200 litre aquarium to feel comfortable. Saddle cichlids can be kept with other South American cichlids but only in rather big aquariums, starting from 100 gallons / 400 litres. The aquarium... View Profile

Andinoacara Rivulatus - Green Terror

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A pair of Greed Terrors needs a 30 gallon / 120 litre tank to feel comfortable. It is not hard to keep them as they are not very sensitive. The tank can be decorated with big rocks and driftwood. Green terrors can be kept with other cichlids but... View Profile

Apistogramma Agassizii - Agassiz' Dwarf Cichlid

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The aquarium for Apistogramma Agassiziis should be minimum 15 gallons / 60 litres for a pair or 30 gallons / 120 tilers for a group. The aquarium should be decorated with plants, rocks, roots, caves, driftwood and pots as they need a lot of hiding... View Profile

Apistogramma Cacatuoides - Cockatoo Apisto

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Minimum aquarium size for a pair of Cockatoo Apisto is 15 gallons / 50 litres, or 30 gallons / 120 litres for a group. The males are usually twice as big as females and the males have brighter colours than the female. Although it is possible to keep... View Profile

Apistogrammoides Pucallpaensis - T-Bar Dwarf Cichlid

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Also Apistogrammoides Pucallpaensises are very small fishes, they are very aggressive. It is best to keep them in groups. The croup should consist of 1 male and 4-5 females. Such a group need at least a 30 gallon / 120 litre aquarium to feel... View Profile

Astronotus Ocellatus - Oscar Cichlid

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Aquarium for Oscars should be at least 75 gallons / 300 litres for a pair. Tank should be decorated with several driftwood, big rocks and several flat rocks for spawning. The male usually has brighter colours than female. Oscars are known to... View Profile

Australoheros Facetus - Chameleon Cichlid

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Minimum 40 gallon / 160 litre aquarium is needed for Australoheros Facetuses to feel comfortable. The tank must be decorated with big rocks, pots and driftwood. The male needs gravel to dig it. The male usually has brighter colour that the female.... View Profile

Biotodoma Cupido - Cupid Cichlid

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Cupid Cichlids doesn't grow big (up to 10cm) and doesn't need big aquarium to feel comfortable. A 25 gallon / 100 litre aquarium is more than enough for a pair. The aquarium should be decorated with plants and driftwood. It is possible to keep this... View Profile

Biotoecus Opercularis - Perhosakara

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Biotoecus Opercularises are small, not territorial, peaceful fishes and doesn't need big aquarium to feel comfortable. A 15 gallon / 40 litre aquarium is enough for a pair. The aquarium can be decorated with plants, big rocks, gravel, roots,... View Profile