Orinoco Dwarf Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Orinioco dwarf’)

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One of the smaller species of Pike Cichlids, the Orinoco Dwarf is a relatively peaceful Crenicichla found in the warm, acidic waters of the Orinoco and its tributaries in Colombia and Venezuela. A hardy and active species, they are usually found in groups in the wild and will form a distinct social hierarchy in the aquarium if given enough space. Be sure to provide plenty of cover for each fish to create and defend its own territory.

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Description

Orinoco Dwarf Pike Cichlid (Crenicichla sp. ‘Orinioco dwarf’)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Orinoco
Diet: Micropredator, will usually accept frozen and prepared diets in the aquarium
Adult Size: 4″+
Recommended Tank Size: 30 Gallon+
Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     76 – 82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm