Thorichthys meeki

Family: Ciclidi

Origin: South America


Fascinating ciclide American.

Original of the Guatemala and southern Mexico, he preprefers wide Aquarius rather furnishes with cliffs and plants to you.

He loves a lot to dig on the bottom and therefore it would be opportune that the bathtub came equipped of gravel a lot fine and dulled or, better, than sand.

He does not have requirements particular in order us that he concerns the composition dellacqua even if preferibile to maintain it within rather neutral values (ph), with 7/7,5 temperature comprised between 24 and 26 degrees.

Much Pacific, except during the period of the reproduction, the ideal companion of others ciclidi having Americans same ransom and requirements (Aequidens pulcher).

It is suggested to use sturdy and rather coriacee plants (Anubias, Echinodorus) having laccortezza protect the roots with knows or torbiera log.

The sexual dimorfismo is only emphasized on adult subjects: the male generally has devout devout colors ignited and appuntita dorsal fin.

Better to raise them in brace.


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