Keyhole Cichlid - Cleithracara maronii
Species name: Cleithracara maronii
Synonym: Acara maronii; Aequidens maronii
Common name: Keyhole Cichlid
Maximum size: 10 cm / 4 inches
Origin: Guyana, South America
Company: Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) can be kept in community aquarium tanks with toher calm species.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25°C / 72-77°F; pH 6.0 – 8.0
Aquarium setup: Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) should be kept in a well planted aquarium: floating plants are recommended to dim the light. They should be provided with flat rocks and roots that can serve as breeding substrate. Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) is a very calm species that should only be kept with other calm species.
Feeding: Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) accepts most food types.
Breeding: Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) are excellent parents. They lay their eggs on an in advanced cleaned flat substrate, usually a rock. The hardest part in breeding Cleithracara maronii (Keyhole Cichlid) is to get a pair to from. Is non aggressive even during spawning.
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