Fairy Cichlid (Biotoecus opercularis)

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RemarksBiotoecus opercularis is a small and fragile cichlid that requires soft water. Aggressive fish should not be kept with Biotoecus. They prefer a sandy substrate with lots of leaf litter an places to hide. Acidic conditions should be given, as this fish does not like water above 7.0 pH. 

Scientific Name: Biotoecus opercularis

Common Name: Fairy Cichlid

Max Size: 2"

pH: 4.0-6.5

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 72-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Wild

Diet: Flake or pellet

Compatibility: Dwarf cichlids, schooling fish, catfish.

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