Red Mouthbrooding Severum (Heros liberifer)

8 In stock

Remarks:This species of Severum is unique in being a mouthbrooder - the females hold developing fry in their mouths rather than in a nest. They may be referred to as the Red Eye Severum or Red Sided Severum, in reference to the bright red scales of the lower halves of their bodies.

Scientific Name: Heros liberifer

Common Name: Mouthbrooding Severum

Max Size: 8"

pH: 6.0-7.5

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-84°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake or pellet, frozen and live food

Compatibility: Medium schooling fish, similarly sized South American cichlids, catfish, plecos

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