***Due to the size of the fish, Southwest Cargo is Recommended to ensure safe transit***
Cichlasoma Bocourti, also known as Bocourt's cichlid, is a large and colorful freshwater fish species native to Central America. They have a distinctive appearance, with a green and orange body covered in bold black stripes. Bocourt's cichlid prefer an aquarium with plenty of swimming area. They can be aggressive towards other fish, especially during breeding season, so it's recommended to keep them with similar sized and equally aggressive tank mates.
- SOLD SIZE: 13"+
- Origin: Central America
- Max size: up to 15 inches
- Recommended tank size: at least 125 gallons for a single fish, larger for a breeding pair or community
- Water temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C)
- Temperament: can be aggressive, especially during breeding season
- Diet: primarily carnivorous, feeding on insects, crustaceans, and small fish in the wild. In captivity, they can be fed a diet of pellets, flakes, and frozen or live foods.
- Lifespan: up to 10-15 years with proper care