Select options Suriname Temensis Peacock Bass (Cichla temensis ‘suriname’) $89.99 – $229.99 A large, beautifully marked, and sought after species of Peacock Bass, Cichla temensis is found in warm blackwater rivers throughout the Orinoco, Amazon, and Guiana Shield regions. in its native range, it is an important food fish, and its huge adult size and predatory nature make them suitable for only huge aquariums. These fish are powerful swimmers and need ample open space in the aquarium (which should also be tightly covered, as they can easily jump). An impressive show fish for the experienced hobbyist. The rarely imported fish found in Suriname are known for their vivid spotting and deep red coloration around the gills.