Fire Spot Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Atabapo III’)

$199.99

A rare and spectacularly marked pike cichlid from the Atabapo in Colombia and Venezuela, the Fire Spotted or Atabapo III pike is a member of the saxatilis-type group. They are found in warm, acidic, fast-flowing waters but in the aquarium are hardy and relatively adaptable.

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Description

Fire Spot Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Atabapo III’)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Atabapo
Diet: Predator and live fish eater. Can be weaned onto frozen and prepared foods over time
Adult Size: 12″+
Recommended Tank Size: 120 Gallon+
Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     76 – 82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm