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Remarks: Checkerboard Cichlids (Dicrossus filamentosus) prefer very soft and acidic conditions and require them to reproduce successfully. They are perfect for blackwater community tanks with sandy substrates, small characins acting as dithers, and plenty of cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and leaf litter. Males have longer, more colorful fins than females.
Scientific Name: Dicrossus filamentosus
Common Name: Checkerboard Cichlid
Max Size: 4"
Region of Origin: South America
Captive Bred or Wild: Wild
Diet: Flake or pellet
Compatibility: Dwarf cichlids, schooling fish, catfish.
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