Red Shoulder Severum (Heros sp.)

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Remarks: While similar in appearance to Heros sp. Rotkeil, these fish exhibit 9 vertical stress bars, and were likely hybridized with H. efasciatus at some point. These large cichlids will do well in large community tanks, though aggression will surface if pairs form. 

Scientific Name: Heros sp.

Common Name: Red Shoulder 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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