Company: Cryptoheros sajica (T-Bar Cichlid) can e kept in a community aquarium but can also be kept with larger aggressive cichlids since they despite their in community aquariums docile nature can hold their own against larger more aggressive species.
Water parameters: Temperature 23-30°C / 73-86°F; pH 6.5 – 7.5
Aquarium setup: Cryptoheros sajica (T-Bar Cichlid) has few demands. They prefer an aquarium decoration that offers them a few caves and flat rocks. They usually leave even the most delicate plant alone. Floating plants are appreciated.
Feeding: Cryptoheros sajica (T-Bar Cichlid) accept most food sources.
Breeding: Cryptoheros sajica (T-Bar Cichlid) are easy to breed and they accept just about any partner so pairing the species is not an issue. This species is in between being a cave or a substrate breeder and sometimes breeds on flat rocks. They are regardless of breeding behaviors usually very good parents.