Company: Archocentrus centrarchus (Flier cichlid) should only be kept with larger fishes with the same temperament.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-28°C / 72-82°F; pH 7.0 – 8.2
Aquarium setup: Archocentrus centrarchus (Flier cichlid) should be kept in a large aquarium tank. The aquarium should be decorated with rocks that form caves and other hiding places. Place large rocks direct on the aquarium glass to avoid accidents. Only use hardy plants when decorating your aquarium.
Feeding: Archocentrus centrarchus (Flier cichlid) accepts all kinds of food. Include vegetables in their diet.
Breeding: Archocentrus centrarchus (Flier cichlid) spawns in caves. They clean a section of the cave and lay their eggs their. The female tends to the eggs while the male guards the territory and keep other fishes away. Archocentrus centrarchus (Flier cichlid) have a distinct dark blue breeding coloration that differs from their normal coloration.
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