Temensis Peacock Bass (Cichla Temensis)

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The Temensis Peacock Bass (Cichla Temensis) is a large and aggressive freshwater fish that is native to South America. They are characterized by their vibrant coloration, which ranges from olive green to gold with black stripes or spots. Temensis Peacock Bass are predatory fish and require a lot of swimming space, making them better suited for larger aquariums or even outdoor ponds. They are best kept with other large, aggressive fish species.

  • SOLD SIZE: 2.5"-3.5"
  • Origin: South America
  • Max size: Up to 30 inches
  • Recommended tank size: At least 250 gallons, but larger is better
  • Water temperature: 75-85°F 
  • Temperament: Aggressive and predatory
  • Diet: Carnivorous - live or frozen meaty foods such as fish, shrimp, and crickets
  • Life span: Up to 15 years with proper care