Should be kept in groups of 6 or more so they can form a hierarchy.
Males have a lateral stripe across their body, females are more reddish in the throat area.
Should be kept in a group of 6 or more as they will set up a hierarchy, much like cichlids.
Females are more colorful than males, unlike most species. Males will remain brown, while females will have a red...
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If kept properly, then they can live for 8-10 years. Males are generaly bigger than the females with pointed fins.
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Can be kept in groups of 6+ in large tanks, but otherwise should be kept as the only one of their species in a community.
Females are larger and...
They can live for 8-12 years with proper care.
Males are a lot more colorful than females.
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Can be kept in groups of 6 or more, or by itself. Nothing in between, or there may be aggression.
Females are larger and rounder-bellied than males.
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In the Fish Store, these Cichlids are often confused with Satanoperca leucosticta due to similar apperance. The only difference is the...
Unlike many nano species, kubotai are not shy, and are very attractive due to their coloration.
Under the right lighting, they will sometimes exhibit a blue tinge on the upper half of their bodies.
Mature females tend to be noticeably larger and deeper-bodied than the slimmer more compact males...