|Ethics:||This hybrid cichlid has various anatomical deformities, controversy exists over the ethics of creating the blood parrot.|
Cichlasoma citrinellum x Cichlasoma synspilum?
Blood parrot cichlid
|Size:||Up to 8 inches (20cm)|
|Habitat:||None: Man made hybrid.|
|Min Tank Size:||Nothing smaller than a 75 gallon.|
|Diet:||Omnivorous, live, flake and frozen.|
|Behavior:||Peaceful, but still exhibits typical cichlid behavior.|
|Water:||Temperature 72-82°F (22-28°C), ph 6.5 to 8.0, dH: 4-15|
|Care:||This fish is relatively hardy and undemanding.|
|Communities:||Can be kept with cichlids of similar size and temperament, will try to eat smaller fish.|
|Suitability:||Medium to advanced experience.|
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