Species name: Cryptoheros nanoluteus
Synonym: Archocentrus nanoluteus; Cichlasoma nanoluteus; Heros nanoluteus
Maximum size: 13 cm / 5 inches
Origin: Central America
Company: Cryptoheros nanoluteus should only be kept with toher small and timid/calm species. The best company is different livebearers.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-27°C / 72-81°F; pH 7.2 – 8.0
Aquarium setup: Cryptoheros nanoluteus should be kept in a well planted aquarium with a lot of hiding places. Floating plants are appreciated.
Feeding: Cryptoheros nanoluteus accept most food sources but a varied diet is very important.
Breeding: Cryptoheros nanoluteus becomes somewhat aggressive when they are protecting their young. They spawn on an in advanced cleaned flat surface. The female guards the eggs while the male guards the territory around the breeding site.
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