Festivum/Flag Cichlid (Mesonauta insignis)
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Remarks: Festivums, or Flag Cichlids (Mesonauta insignis), are some of the most popular aquarium fish from South America. Usually found in slow-moving waters, these peaceful cichlids fit nicely with any peaceful South American or community tank. They sport red eyes, long trailing pelvic fins, and a thick black band running diagonally from the posterior tip of the dorsal fin through their eye and ending at the mouth. When stressed, their stress bars appear running vertically throughout their body.
Scientific Name: Mesonauta insignis
Common Name: Festivum/Flag Cichlid
Max Size: 8"
Region of Origin: South America
Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred
Diet: Flake or pellet, frozen and live food
Compatibility: Large South American cichlids, large catfish, large plecos, large tetras
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