Blood Red Parrots - Amphilophus Citrinellus

Blood Red Parrots - Amphilophus Citrinellus

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Scientific Name: Amphilophus citrinellus x Paraneetroplus synspilus

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Approximate purchase size : 5cm

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How easy are they to care for?
An easy species to care for.

How large can they grow?

Where in the world are they from?
A man made species. Although there is much debate about its origins, it is much believed they are a cross between Amphilophus citrinellus & Paraneetroplus synspilus.

What is the ideal number to keep together?
Can be kept in groups without too much hassle, males may fight for dominance when larger.

What water conditions do they require?
Ideally slightly acidic water conditions are provided between 6.5pH - 7.5pH. Temperatures should range between 24-26°C.

What should you feed them?
Will happily accept all foods once acclimatised.

How compatible are they with other fish?
Ideally kept in a large tank with similarly sized Cichlids.