Xingu Peacock Bass (Cichla Melaniae)


Xingu Peacock Bass (Cichla melaniae)

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Predator and fish eater. Can be weaned on to frozen and prepared feeds relatively easily
Adult Size: 15″+
Recommended Tank Size: 200 gallons+
Compatibility: Territorial and aggressive towards most tankmates. Best kept with other large, aggressive fish

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     78-84F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm