Tamasopo Cichlid (Herichthys tamasopoensis)

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Remarks: Herichthys tamasopoensis is named for the Rio Tamasopo in Mexico, where they are found. There, these predominantly white fish scrape aufwuchs off of rocks. These fish require a diet that consists mostly of vegetable matter so as not to induce bloating. During courtship, these fish turn nearly solid white and some develop a black throat. 

Scientific Name: Herichthys tamasopoensis

Common Name: Tamasopo Cichlid

Max Size: 8"

pH: 7.0-8.4

Hardness: Hard

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Mexico

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Flake or pellet

Compatibility: Central American cichlids may be tolerated, but during breeding these fish should be kept alone.

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