Red Moothbrooder Severum (Heros liberifer)

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The vibrantly colored Red Mouthbrooder Severum is a recently described species from the Orinoco and Atabapo river drainages in Colombia and Venezuela. Adult fish in breeding condition color up to a deep reddish-pink and are easily the most attractive of the wild forms of Severum. Relatively easy to breed in aquaria, as the name implies this species is a mouthbrooder which exhibits strong parental care.

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Description

Red Mouthbrooder Severum (Heros liberifer)

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Atabapo
Diet: Invertebrates, small fish, fruits & vegetables, frozen & prepared feeds
Adult Size: 8″
Recommended Tank Size: 75+ gallons
Compatibility: Aggressive, best kept with similarly sized fish

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.2
Temp:                     78-84F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

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