Red Terror (Mesoheros festae)

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Remarks: Red Terror Cichlids (Mesoheros festae) are large, aggressive, and should not be kept with anything smaller than 7". Males grow larger than females and turn a bright orange color, while females retain their juvenile pattern of red and black stripes - a stunning pair! In order to try your hand at breeding them, it is recommended that you raise 6 juveniles together and allow a pair to form naturally. 

Scientific NameMesoheros festae

Common Name: Red Terror

Max Size: 20"

pH: 5.5-8.0

Hardness: Moderate

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

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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