Amatitlania nanolutea


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SKU: Gold Convict Cichlid TR (A. nanolutea) XS Categories: ,

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Amatitlania nanolutea

Origin: Central America – Costa Rica, Rio Naranjo

Geographic Range: Shallow rivers and streams in the Rio Naranjo drainage.

Diet: Omnivore; Enjoys a varied diet including high-quality pellets, live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and vegetable matter.

Average Adult Size: Around 4 inches (10 cm)

Sexual Dimorphism: Limited sexual dimorphism; males may have slightly longer fins and brighter coloration.

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons for a pair, larger for a community

Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can become territorial during breeding. Suitable for community tanks with other non-aggressive fish.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 6.5-7.5
Temp: 75-80°F (24-27°C)
Hardness: 5-15 dGH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 30ppm
Note: Amatitlania nanolutea, also known as the Yellow Convict or Gold Convict Cichlid, is a colorful and hardy cichlid. Provide a well-decorated aquarium with hiding spots and open swimming space. They may form pairs and are known for their interesting behaviors during breeding.

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